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HIV Risk Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV

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The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...disease. If you have too muchcholesterol in your blood it can build up in your arteries (blood vessels),forming plaque. This buildup of plaque can lead to a heart attack or a stroke.High triglycerides can also increase your risk of getting pancreatitis (apainful inflammation of the pancreas). Some HIV+ people experience lipodystrophy. Lipodystrophy includeshyperlipidemia, as well as other unwanted changes in body fat and blood sugarlevels....
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pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently HIV mothers/fathers passed it to their infant babies through chewing food for them. How is this possible? I understand that passing the virus while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...systems, and there may well have been extenuating circumstances. (See below.) There is absolutely no HIV-acquisition risk from eating in restaurants, unless you have unsafe sex with an HIV-positive waiter.As for soccer, also no risk, unless you... Read more »

Can I get HIV/AIDS from this situation

Dear Dr. Frascino,A few days ago I stopped to get a hot dog from a street vendor. I added a combination of condiments, and after eating about three quarters of the hot dog, I found some green stuff. Not thinking, I finished the food. If that was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in questions happen to taste anything like onions or relish??? I'm just asking!Dude, your HIV risk is nonexistent; however, eating street vendors' hotdogs could potentially pose other health hazards! Next time, how about a heart-smart and oh so... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...develop AIDS? How many people are affected by HIV/AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? How is HIV not transmitted? How can I reduce my risk of becoming infected with HIV through sexual contact? Are there other ways to avoid getting HIV through sex? Is... Read more »

Taking Truvada & Sustiva - timing issue - Pls pls help

I started my meds and i am now approaching my 4th week. I take them every night between 10.30 - 11pm. I make sure i finish eating or any food intake by a minimum of 2 hrs before taking my meds. However taking my meds at this time is having a toll...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...if taken with a fatty meal then the levels can be higher leading to more side effects (usually would be more potent from the HIV perspective). If you are not experiencing side effects then perhaps not so much an issue for you. The timing of the... Read more »
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The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...that if you have pre-diabetes, you can do a lot to prevent or delay diabetes. Studies have shown that people can lower their risk of developing diabetes by losing weight through diet and increased physical activity. One study found that diet and... Read more »
The Well Project

Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...that leads to lower-than-normal bone density. It is a less serious condition; however, people with osteopenia are at higher risk of developing osteoporosis over a five- to ten-year period. Osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis) Osteonecrosis means... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...These procedures are effective. However, they are very expensive and not easily available. Use antiretroviral medications: The risk of transmitting HIV is extremely low if ARVs are used in pregnancy and labor, and the mother does not... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
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Scared because of blood on food

Posted by overthetop, 3 Replies
...Is it possible to get hiv if you eat food that has wet hiv+ blood on it? Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dear Experts, I have some trouble, I need your help. Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Read more »

transmission throgh food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If an HIV + man cut his hand and get some blood onto food, does the person who eats the food(without being aware of the blood) run into Read more »

Worried, what is my risk?

Posted by worriedman, 2 Replies
...Dear All, I'm deeply worried and please help me to evaluate my risk. One week ago I was in an Asian country. I went to KTV with two of my friends. We had three girls that worked in the KTV with Read more »