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Black Spots After Drinking Water Worried I Have HIV

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Can I get infected by drinking water out of someone's bottle with HIV if i have cavities?

Please help me- I accidentally drank water out of someone's bottle who has HIV, and i am very worried i got infected because i have cavities in mouth. I have have been readying your forums regarding this issue, but i didn't come across if...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
It doesn't matter if you have cavities.You can not get HIV from sharing a bottle with someone. This is one of the top misconceptions out there (<a... Read more »

Can you get HIV from drinking water mixed with blood?

I was at the gym recently and left my water bottle out in the open. After getting changed, I went... Read more »

Please Help-Transmission by sharing drinking water cup

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IRIN/ PlusNews on Monday examined efforts to increase access to safe drinking water among HIV-positive people living in Sudan. According to IRIN/ PlusNews , people living with HIV are especially vulnerable to diseases that can be spread through... Read more »
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Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

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Ethiopian Government Working to Improve Access to Clean Toilets, Safe Water for People Living With HIV

PlusNews examines how a lack of access to clean toilets, safe drinking water, and "information on the prevention of common opportunistic infections means many Ethiopians living with HIV continue to contract easily preventable diseases." The news... Read more »
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Pennsylvania: Putting Gay Black Men on Safer Path Is Their Cause

Q Spot is a Broad Street Ministry-hosted resource for Philadelphia's young black men who have sex with men (MSM). The event is held at the ministry on two Saturdays a month, from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., offering HIV prevention and treatment resources to... Read more »
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Black Spot on Tongue?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone please help me.

I just noticed a black spot on my tongue. I don't recall biting down on it and its a about 1-2cm wide (not huge). It kinda looks like a broken blood vessel -- it doesn't appear to be raised. I've never had anything... Read more »

Can you get hiv if some vaginal fluid got mixed in a water bottle and you drank it.

Posted by AZT, 4 Replies
I mean would you be able to taste it, and if you couldn't is there any chance of getting hiv from it? Read more »

So scared....Am I at risk? I blacked out!

Posted by mimi91, 1 Reply
Hello all. I am so so scared. I am a 22 yr old female and i recently met with a man who ive only seen once &amp; phoned several times. I got very drunk and i remember asking him 'do u have condoms' he said 'no' so i said 'please dont f*** me then'... Read more »

black nails

Posted by konni, 3 Replies
can somebody tells me why my some of the nails have turned into thin lines of purple colour.i started med about one month ago . will it be ok as the time progresses. im concerned, please advice.AND ONE THING MORE DO U PEOPLE OUT THERE REALLY... Read more »