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Can I Get Hiv Aids From Sharing A Drink With Someone

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aids from sharing drinks.

My brother in law was just diagnosed with aids. We have shared drinks in the past. Am I at risk of having contracted the HIV/aids virus?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HiThere is no risk at all!HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through unprotected vaginal or... Read more »

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I have to admit that I never thought I would live this long. When I was told that I was HIV+ the life expectancy was only 2 1/2 yrs. I blew past that long ago.

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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 into the development of a vaccine and... Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies

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 into the development of a vaccine and... 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 into the development of a vaccine and... Read more »