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Can I Get Hiv By Drinking Out Of The Same Glass As An Infected Person

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drinking from the same glass

Just wondering if you can gets aids from drinking out of the same glass as some one with aids has drank from??You offer a wonderful service thanks for easing my mind and heart....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The short answer is "no."The long answer is "of course not, silly!" If that were the case, HIV would have wiped out everyone on the planet years ago. You can only catch HIV by:1.Unprotected sex.2.Sharing IV needles with... Read more »

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Hi Mr. Cordova,I am Monirath from Cambodia. I have a brother who is HIV positive but recently... Read more »
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a considerable amount of HIV blood in a glass

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am wondering if 20-30 ml of wet HIV-infected blood remained in a glass for more than twelve hours, will the blood be still infectious even if it is still wet after that 12 hours?? Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... 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 »

Visiting HIV infected person

Posted by tnk, 1 Reply
Hello Sir, I am from India..Please help me....

My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back..
We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend..

What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit..... Read more »