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HIV Risk Of Blood In Food

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hiv and food

I nicked my finger and a spot of blood fell into a simmering sauce, i am unsure of my hiv status but have only done mutual masterbation as a risk i think. Would the simmering sauce have killed any virus as it was consumed afterwards.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...seasoned your marinara sauce with blood? Hmm. Who did you invite to dinner? Dracula? The cast of HBO's True Blood? Lestat? The HIV risk is nonexistent.Mutual masturbation is not considered a risk for HIV transmission.Dr. Bob 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 »

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Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...from my palm. what would be the risk if: 1. hiv + blood was on the corn packet from the part in the vending machine where the food lands), got on my hand then on the corn nuts, and in my mouth? 2. what would would be the risk if had a cut on... Read more »

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Posted by jkhjkjkhg, 1 Reply
...the park and afterwards, i saw a cm sized wound. now he was at the table about 8-15 minutes before me, and what would be the risk of hiv or any std if there was hiv+ blood on the table, got on his shirt, and that wound (when it was open) touched... 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 risks? Is it still considered to be casual contact? Read more »