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Sharing Cocaine Straw With HIV Positive Person

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Shared Cocaine Snorting Straw With Someone, and Worried (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2008)

About two weeks ago I shared a straw to snort cocaine with a friend twice in one night. Now I am feeling extremely worried that I could have contracted HIV, Hep C, or Hep B. How much of a risk did I put myself at? I don't recall noticing any blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not contracted a bloodborne pathogen, such as HIV or hepatitis, I'm still concerned about your health, because you are using cocaine. Cocaine can rob you of your health and happiness in many ways. I urge you not to use it.Finally, if you remain... Read more »

HIV Transmitted through sharing of a cocaine bullet

I know using drugs is a very stupid thing to do. I am seeking help on that issue. My question is... Read more »

cocaine and hiv

Hellomy predicament is that im worried i may have caught hep or HIV.I have used cocaine 3 times in... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...HCV has been detected in semen and vaginal fluid, so genital fluids may be infectious. Saliva and tears are not. HCV, like HIV, cannot be transmitted by touching, kissing, hugging, sharing eating utensils, or drinking from the same glass.... Read more »
Women Alive

Living Longer and Healthier with HIV: Three HIV-Positive People Share Their Advice

...sessions specifically intended for those ofus who are actually living with the disease. One, "Living Longer andHealthier with HIV" was filled to capacity, with all of us in attendancesoaking up the information like dried-up sponges. After... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Crystal Methamphetamine

...withdrawing from meth? Does crystal meth cause better sex? Why is there an association between crystal and viruses like HIV and Hepatitis? How can I find out more information about crystal meth? How can I find an... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...Francisco found that the majority of its transgender sample had a history of using non-injected drugs, including marijuana (90%), cocaine (66%), and speed (57%). In addition, 34% had a history of injecting drugs, and nearly half of these... Read more »
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Sharing my status with a HIV- person

Posted by LadyReign
...I was honest and I started feeling kind of weird. I said, Yes, pretty honest. I was scared. I wanted to tell him that I had HIV, but was waiting for the right moment. Even though we planned to have safe sex I think it is very important to tell... Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx Writing your view of "Living with HIV" could help change important policies. Best Wishes. BWB. Read more »

Important: share your take on Living With HIV

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx Writing your view of "Living with HIV" could help change important policies. Best Wishes. BWB. Read more »