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Can Hiv Be Transmitted By Sharing A Glass

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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...fear. Most of these stories had to do with how easy it was to get infected with HIV. Most of these are not true. Myths About "Catching" HIV Many people believed that HIV and AIDS could be transmitted by a mosquito bite, by sharing a drinking glass with someone with AIDS, by being around someone with AIDS who was coughing, by hugging or kissing someone with AIDS, and so on. See Fact Sheet 150 for current information on how HIV is...
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Transmission

Hi, Can HIV be transmitted through sharing a glass of drink with an infected person? Thank you.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...reporting by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) that anyone has ever been infected by sharing a drinking glass with an HIV infected person. Modes of transmission have been closely monitored for the past twenty years of the AIDS... Read more »

Did I make the biggest mistake of my life? (SHARING A PIPE)

I shared a marijuana pipe with someone that is HIV+. Is there risk here?What if his lip was bleeding and I didn't notice? My lips were pretty chapped at the time.I will donate my next paycheck!! About $250!Any advice would be amazing!My doctor said...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...all your college buddies vote!) Be well. Dr. Bob Is it possible?Jul 10, 2005 Hi Dr. Bob I know hiv cannot be transmitted by sharing objects or utensils, but let's say two people are sharing a crack pipe, one of which is hiv+, and both have... Read more »

drinking session

Hi, worried about getting the virus when I had drinking session with people I don't really know the background. We shared same glass, we're around 6 persons sharing. Would it be possible if the virus can be transmitted that way. A possible case...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There are no documented cases of HIV being transmitted through casual contact. That includes sharing drinking glasses with HIV infected individuals.See "Misperceptions Read more »

HIV transmission through mouthwash

Dear Dr. Reznik,This may seem a strange question, but what are your thoughts concerning the possibility of HIV transmission through the sharing of mouthwash? My roommate has frequent gum bleeding after brushing his teeth, and then uses the...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...I would not think the sharing of a mouthwash bottle would put you at risk for HIV infection. Most mouthwashes have alcohol in them which would kill HIV and Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Awareness Gets MTV Touch

... MTV will reach out to teens and young adults today on World AIDS Day by airing two programs on HIV/AIDS. The shows, which feature pop stars Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake, are being supplemented by MTV's news broadcasts and Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Releases Report on HIV Stigma and Discrimination in Advance of World AIDS Day

...A Kaiser Family Foundation report shows that the percentage of people who incorrectly believe that HIV can be transmitted by sharing a drinking glass is actually higher now than in 1987, and the percentage of people who incorrectly believe that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A... Read more »
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What are you worried about today?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...OK - so we are all smart enough to know how HIV is transmitted. But yet we still worry about casual contact, like: 1) "thinking" you stepped on a needle - you would KNOW! 2) Read more »

i know this sounds silly, but i need an answer

Posted by rock_on, 1 Reply
...ok so im still a little bit in doubt i may have hiv. not as much as i was but the panic is still there because i havent been tested after 12 weeks. basically one of my "maybe" Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research Read more »

Important: share your take on Living With HIV

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research Read more »