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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
Hi,Relax Max! Your worries are unwarranted. The HIV-transmission risk via pre-chewed food was noted only in infants with immature immune systems, and there may well have been extenuating circumstances. (See below.) There is absolutely no... Read more »

Best Foods For HIV

Hi my cousin has hiv. Which are the best foods to stop the virus from duplicating? Also which are... Read more »

Sharing food with HIV positive friend

I am very paranoid right now. I have a growing wisdom tooth and 2 weeks ago i shared mashed potato... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Food Program Asks for $404 Million to Mitigate Food Shortages, Effects of HIV/AIDS on Food Production in Southern Africa

The World Food Programme on Thursday launched a new emergency appeal for $404 million in funding over the next three years to provide food relief in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zambia and mitigate the effects of the region's HIV/AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South African Study Backs Drugs Over Food Against HIV

A report released Tuesday by South Africa's top scientific advisory panel finds that neither food nor food supplements are acceptable substitutes for drug therapy in people infected with HIV. "The panel has concluded that no food, no component made... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heifer Works to Bring Food to Those With HIV and AIDS

The scale-up of HIV drugs to patients in developing countries must be accompanied by proper nutrition in order for the medicines to work most effectively, the charity Heifer International said ahead of World AIDS. "People need milk, they need meat.... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Three-Course Meal -- 1. Appetizer: You, Food and HIV

Why This Guide Is Important For You The saying goes: You are what you eat. The good news is that nutrition is in your hands -- and in your mouth. Good nutrition can keep you healthy and decrease your chances of getting other chronic diseases.... Read more »
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Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference 12/6 in Boston

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference in Boston, on December 6



The Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference is a day-long event for HIV-positive persons and front-line service providers.

It is organized by the AIDS Action Committee's HIV Health Institute.



Th... Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »

HIV Through Food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I was wondering what the odds are of getting HIV through food.

I was eating a crunchwrap from taco bell recently, probably a month ago, when I distinctly tasted iron/blood (which may have been the beef, because I recall having taco bell beef have... Read more »

HIV from food?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I just ate a macaroni salad at a restaurant and I've eaten it before but this time it had something that tasted weird, kind of sweet, or more like sweet and sour. I don't know if it was a vegetable or if it could be something else, like semen or... Read more »