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Can Hiv Be Passed Through Eating Food

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Can HIV be passed through contaminated food?

I had to get tested for STDs a while back because I found out my boyfriend at the time had been sleep around. HIV was my biggest fear. I took a test at 4 months (negative) and one at 7 months (negative). I then found out a boy that was working with...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou are HIV free! You cannot get HIV from eating food or drinking after someone. HIV once it is outside of the body begins to die and is unable to infect. Also there would have to be a significant amount of blood present. Also the mouth is not a... Read more »

HIV oral warts from eating shared food?

I have a friend who has genital warts, we went out to eat/drink and she ate some fries then decided... Read more »

(Doubtedly) eating hiv contaminated food and having a gum sore

hello doctor, i am 21 years old and still a virgin. 3 months ago i had launch with one of my mate... Read more »
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Eating Defensively

Bacteria and Food Poisoning "It must have been something I ate!" How many times do people say this following about of nausea, upset stomach, cramps, diarrhea, or vomiting? Indeed, these can be the symptoms of food poisoning -- illness caused by... Read more »
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Africa: Border "Pit Stop" Teaches Truckers and Communities They Pass Through About AIDS

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California: Everyday Heroes -- Long Beach Gay-Friendly Church Makes Sure HIV/AIDS Patients Can Eat

The AIDS Food Store at Christ Chapel of Long Beach, Calif., has operated a free weekly or bimonthly food distribution program for 27 years to help persons with HIV/AIDS. Participants do not have to be church members to receive help. The store... Read more »
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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 »

HIV Through Food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I was wondering what the odds are of getting HIV through food.

I was eating a crunchwrap from taco bell recently, probably a month ago, when I distinctly tasted iron/blood (which may have been the beef, because I recall having taco bell beef have... Read more »

what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi all,

I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me?

And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to... Read more »

HIV from food?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I just ate a macaroni salad at a restaurant and I've eaten it before but this time it had something that tasted weird, kind of sweet, or more like sweet and sour. I don't know if it was a vegetable or if it could be something else, like semen or... Read more »