Can someone get infected by drinking water that has HIV blood in it ?
May 19, 2014
My daughter was at the park yesterday and played volleyball with a family that she meet there. After the game , they offered her water. My daughter drank the water, and now she is worried that someone from that family might put HIV blood in the water, and she probably got infected with HIV. She is very worried. I need your help and advices, Can HIV be transmitted through drinking water that has HIV blood in it ?
Response from Dr. Wohl
Blood in the water? Were they a family of vampires???
She has nothing to worry about as far as HIV. You can not get this virus by drinking some sort of tainted liquid.
To be extra cautious, keep the garlic handy.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.