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Blood In Drinking Glasses Is It An Exposure To Hiv

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If I drink a glass of water that had blood in it, will i get infected with HIV virus?

I was playing basketball alone in this park. I found a wonderful family playing so i decided to join them. After the game they offered me Cold water. The water looked clear and it tasted normal, it did not taste weird. I do not think I had any open...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV through casual contact, which includes drinking after someone, eating after someone, hand shakes, kissing etc.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid,... Read more »

Risk from small amount of blood on glass "Trying to have a baby please help."

Can ARS symptoms appear 0n the tenth day after exposure. I was at a bar and a girl I had just met... Read more »

drinking from the same glass

Just wondering if you can gets aids from drinking out of the same glass as some one with aids has... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

A Glass Half Full: Cancer Risk for People Living With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction A Dividing Line: Before and After HAART Apples to Apples AIDS-Defining Cancers The New Frontier: Non-AIDS-Defining Cancers Hodgkin's Lymphoma Oncogenic Viruses The Role of Immune Health Prevention Next... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

The Promise of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis

The advent of antiretroviral cocktails in the 1990s gave HIV-positive individuals a new lease on life. The newest drugs to treat HIV infection are much cheaper, safer and easier to use than earlier generations. And that has prompted researchers to... Read more »
Women Organized to Respond to Life-Threatening Diseases

HIV Is a Magnifying Glass

Feeling overwhelmed? Having HIV is overwhelming. It is particularly overwhelming for women because so many of us have dedicated our lives to helping and taking care of other people. We may feel like escaping, but there are loved ones counting on us.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Exposure to Blood and Behavioural Risks Among STI Clinic Patients in Cape Town, South Africa

Although it is well known that the vast majority of HIV infections in South Africa are the result of heterosexually transmitted HIV, the rapid growth of South Africa's HIV epidemic and the behavioural risk factors that facilitate HIV transmission in... Read more »
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a considerable amount of HIV blood in a glass

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am wondering if 20-30 ml of wet HIV-infected blood remained in a glass for more than twelve hours, will the blood be still infectious even if it is still wet after that 12 hours?? Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

For friend: broken glass in foot

Posted by grcboy28
Hi there,
I talked to a girl friend of mine about this wonderful site and now she's concerned about her risk status about and incident at a bar a couple years back.
Apparently there was a bar fight in which some guys were hitting each other with beer... Read more »

blood-to-blood exposure?

Posted by paranoid_android, 2 Replies
Please help me,
A friend of mine volunteers and looks after AIDS orphans. She also French (deep) kisses lots of people on a frequent basis. She also chews her fingers until the point where they bleed slightly.
Yesterday she playfully wrestled me and I... Read more »