Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: Expert Opinions on HIV Cure Research

Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Drinking Water

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Can someone get infected by drinking water that has HIV blood in it ?

might put HIV blood in the water, and she probably got infected with HIV. She is very worried. I need your help and advices, Can HIV be transmitted through drinking water that has HIV blood in it ? ...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Blood in the water? Were they a family of vampires???She has nothing to worry about as far as HIV. You can not get this virus by drinking some sort of tainted liquid. To be extra cautious, keep the garlic handy. DW... Read more »

Will HIV transmit trough water or animals?

hello doc.im now currently working in a fish spa where fishes are used to nibble away all your dead... Read more »

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... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/PlusNews Examines Efforts to Increase Access to Safe Drinking Water Among HIV-Positive People in Sudan

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

In developed countries, HIV transmission from mother-to-child has decreased dramatically by the use of antiretroviral therapy and replacement of breast-feeding with infant formula. In developing countries, short-course zidovudine and nevirapine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use, Unprotected Sex, and Sexually Transmitted Infections Among Female Sex Workers in China

"Alcohol use has been suggested to interfere with condom use and to increase sexual risk behaviors," explained the study authors, noting limited data on the prevalence of this practice among female sex workers and its association with condom use and... Read more »
Connect With Others

Can HIV be transmitted this way?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
I know ive asked a similar question but it still paranoids me. Lets say a s small amount of HIV+ blood went in the water(not visible). Then 10 minutes later, someone drinks that water. What are the chances of catching HIV? Because i was playing... Read more »

HIV in water

Posted by Wantanswer, 1 Reply
My hand was of fresh cum from my roommate after I picked up his cum fill tissue. So I rinse it off on the bath bucket. When I was taking the shower, I accidentally use the water from the bath bucket that I just use to wash my hand to wash myself. I... 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 »

Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
Over the weekend I recently went to a Homecoming party that my college was hosting. It was alot of fun and I had a very good time but I remember after a few drinks, starting to drink out of random people's beers, once drinking directly out of a... Read more »