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Blood On Food Hep Transmission

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Blood on food - is transmission possible?

Hi Shannon,First of all, thank you so much for answering all these queries that some of us have trouble diagnosing and assessing.Today I went to get a sandwich, gobbled it down fast. Only after I finished the sandwich, that I noticed that the paper...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm happy to be answering questions and calming peoples fears. Thank you for your comments.As for your situation, there is no risk of HIV transmission! If the worst case scenario was that it happened to be blood that contained HIV, once... Read more »

Transmission of HIV with blood in food

Hi, I was diagnosed with HIV about 2 months ago and started medication immediately, I was told my... Read more »

Transmission of Hep C through a Blood Transfusion

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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 »
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transmission throgh food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If an HIV + man cut his hand and get some blood onto food, does the person who eats the food(without being aware of the blood) run into risks? Is it still considered to be casual contact? Is the mucous membrane in mouth easily infected? Read more »

Oral HI.V. transmission

Posted by Anonymous
For one, myself and her do not have H.I.V. but i had a cut on my lip when i was giving her oral (eating her out), i know the risks of recieving H.I.V. are extremly low but i'm scared that something could happen because what if my blood got into her... Read more »

Blood transmission...scared

Posted by SBGuard, 1 Reply
I'm a 22 year old female and I work as a security guard. A little over two weeks ago, I responded to a fight out in a parking. Two males were fighting (they were hitting each other in the ribs, face, and abdomen-which resulted in a lot of blood-and... Read more »

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 »