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Blood In Food Afraid I Have HIV

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Ask the Experts

Can you catch Hiv from Blood on food?

Please do not make fun of me I am not kidding with this qoestion. I am very afraid of germs, I go to a doctor because I worry about every thing. I went to get tested at a hiv clinic as I do every 6 months. I have never been afraid of the sickness...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.You're worried about HIV being transmitted from a positive lab technician to his business card and then to your hands and then to your Burger King chicken tenders and then to your mouth, which was "gushing blood" because you bit... Read more »

Low CD4 but afraid to get HIV treatment

my cd4 was 93 last month i'm afraid to take the treatment because i'm not sick i'm... Read more »

HIV blood in my food

I was ahving dinner with a very recently diagnosed HIV + friend, as he sat down he tore off his... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chinese Food and Drug Administration Announces New Blood Products Policy to Prevent Spread of HIV, Other Bloodborne Diseases

China's State Food and Drug Administration recently announced a new policy under which all blood products in the country will be screened for HIV and other bloodborne diseases and approved before entering the market, Xinhuanet reports. The policy... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA Approves New HIV Blood Test That Screens Blood, Tissue Donations For Less Common Strains

FDA last week approved a new HIV test manufactured by a Roche subsidiary that screens for two less common forms of the virus in the U.S., in addition to the most common forms of HIV and hepatitis, the AP/ Miami Herald reports. The test is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Food and Drug Administration, Florida State to Look Into Procedures at Blood Bank

Federal and state authorities are investigating how two people became infected with HIV after receiving tainted transfusions from Florida Blood Services (FBS), the Tampa Bay Area's primary blood bank. The US Food and Drug Administration will look... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Still Says Gay Men Can't Donate Blood

The American Red Cross (ARC) and other blood organizations are calling for a change in the Food and Drug Administration policy that excludes men from donating blood if they have had sexual contact with another man even once since 1977. Instead, they... Read more »
Connect With Others

Scared because of blood on food

Posted by overthetop, 3 Replies
Is it possible to get hiv if you eat food that has wet hiv+ blood on it? Read more »

I'm Afraid to get tested

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Sometime during the last week of may of 2003, I had an unprotected 1 night stand with a lady of unknown status. It lasted for maybe a minute. I've had 2 tests. an elisa at 4 weeks and an oraquick at 5 weeks. Both came back negative. The problem... Read more »

Please Help! I am afraid I caught HIV infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »

For those nervous about Acute HIV symptoms/afraid to get tested

Posted by thestranger, 1 Reply
Hi guys,
just wanted to share my story for those who are afraid they have gotten HIV or who think they might be experiencing ARS. A couple months back, I had an protected encounter with a woman of unknown HIV status, and three weeks after the... Read more »