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Can I Get Hiv Through Sharing Food

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"Contracting HIV" by sharing food/drink with friend

Hello,I know this may be a redundant question, but I am very paranoid about a situation that occured, and I didn't see a situtation exactly like mine on the forums. I shared a fishbowl drink with a promiscous friend of mine who may or may not...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There's no risk for HIV in this situation. If we were to break it down, there'd be many reasons that this is not risky. The most important piece is that there's nothing going directly and immediately from your... Read more »

HIV through sharing food/drinks/etc?

Hi. Last week I went to my boyfriend's graduation, and so, I went to dinner with his family.... Read more »

Sharing food with HIV positive friend

I am very paranoid right now. I have a growing wisdom tooth and 2 weeks ago i shared mashed potato... Read more »
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Breast Milk Sharing Is a Trend Despite Government Warning

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Sharing Whisky

Posted by kryce, 2 Replies
soo here's my story, my girlfriends neighbour and I were having drinks straight out of his whisky bottle. After I noticed he had what looked like a sore on his mouth I wasnt sure if it was bleeding or not. But then I noticed I think I had a little... Read more »

sharing utensils

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone. I have tried asking this question, but am usually met with hostility when it comes up, the usual response being that I am rather slow or young, which I am not. I have a loved one who is AIDS positive. I love her very much but... Read more »

it might help to share

Posted by newperson
I recently had possible blood contact - I assisted someone and later noticed "mystery blood" around an opened blister on my hand. I figured it was my own blood, until I started getting a metallic-like headache and sore throat 5 days later. It was... Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »