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Sharing Drinks And Cuts In Mouth

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Sharing drinks having a small cut in the tongue

I know there are many questions which are similar to this but I still need some clarifications. I have accidentally spilled in my own glass some coke zero from a can which belonged to a person positive to HIV and who hadn't used a glass. My...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from sharing drinks, utensils, casual contact etc. If the person prior to you drank out of the same can there would have to be significant amount of blood on the can (visible to your eyes) and you would have to have an open cut... Read more »

Oral sex with cut in mouth plus two other questions

I seem to be having huge troubles typing in the correct letters for security reasons. I keep... Read more »

HIV from sharing a drink

i have an ulcer in my mouth and i share drink from water bottle and cigg with my friend. he got... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil Shares AIDS-Fight Blueprint

Leaders from Portuguese-speaking countries recently signed on to a program to share in the know-how that has cut Brazil's AIDS-related deaths by more than half over the past eight years. This deal follows an initiative announced last month at the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and the Mouth

How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? Don't Ignore Mouth Problems! What Are the Signs of HIV in the Mouth? The Bottom Line How Does HIV Affect the Mouth? In the early years of the HIV epidemic, dentists were often the first health... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

Drugs, Drink'n and Smok'n Part I

This is a two-part series on drugs. This month I'm writing about ecstasy, crystal-meth and cannabis and their side effects. When you take meds of any kind or mix any of the drugs listed, you increase your chances of something going wrong. It's not... Read more »
Project Inform

HIV and the Mouth

Starting and Keeping Good Oral Health Disclosing Your HIV Status Oral Conditions of HIV Disease Abnormal Cell Growth Bacterial Infections Viral Infections Fungal Infections Concerns for HIV-Positive People Considering or Who Currently Have... Read more »
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Sharing Whisky

Posted by kryce, 2 Replies
soo here's my story, my girlfriends neighbour and I were having drinks straight out of his whisky bottle. After I noticed he had what looked like a sore on his mouth I wasnt sure if it was bleeding or not. But then I noticed I think I had a little... Read more »

DRINKING AND DRIVING THE MEDS!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
So first of all, I know this is a question for my doc, but thought I'd at least get a perspective on here from the people that actualy feel what I feel. I began taking meds several months ago and have been gliding smoothly along. I am a very social... Read more »

Small cut on finger before encounter with sex worker

Posted by Zen1974, 1 Reply
So I went to a massage parlor today. Right before I went in, minutes before, I was drinking out of a glass bottle and felt something small hit my face.. it felt like a grain of sand. I brushed it away and felt a small sting. It was a teeny tiny... Read more »