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

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...be transmitted by human bite? Can HIV be transmitted by being scratched? Can HIV be transmitted by being spit on by an HIV-infected person? Can I get HIV from casual contact (shaking hands, hugging, using a toilet, drinking from the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? Can I get HIV from mosquitoes? Can I get HIV while playing sports? Has HIV been transmitted from body fluids placed in restaurant...
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HIV treatment one a day with big supper and a glass of red wine

I take 400 mg of atazanavir, 1.000 mg of invirase and 1 tablet of truvada at night with a really big supper (like a dinner). But with supper I take a glass of red wine (it is the only wine or alcohol I drink, dont drink absolutely anything else). ...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...twice daily. While atazanavir can "boost" up saquinavir levels, it is not as potent as ritonavir. Also, BMS 045 was a trial of people whose virus had previously failed treatment. In that study combining atazanavir 400 mg with saquinavir 1000... Read more »

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
...evidence (based on 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... Read more »

AIDS in saliva or blood contact

I went to India. There was a drinking fountain with plastic glasses. Is it possible to catch anything if the cups had been out in the open for a while before I used it even if somone has a trace of blood or other HIV carrying oral fluid on it. I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...(based on 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... Read more »

Water Mug Risk?

Hello Doctors, I am an Indian male age 20 years, I want to know if a person with fresh injury on his lip drinks water from a water mug and later after some time say 1 minute I also drink water from the same mug. And If The person was HIV...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There is no evidence (based on reporting by the Centers for Disease Control) that anyone has ever been infected by sharing a drinking glass with an HIV positive person. If you get HIV infected blood in your mouth, then infection is possible. It... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...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... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...contact with infected fluids from the mouth, nose and eyes or handling items touched by an infected person. This includes kissing, drinking from someone else's glass or sharing hand towels, among many others. Who Is at Risk For the Flu? ... Read more »
AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...hands, hugging, or even kissing. You cannot become infected from a toilet seat, drinking fountain, doorknob, dishes, drinking glasses, food, pets, or swimming pools. You also cannot get HIV from mosquitoes. HIV is primarily found in the blood,... Read more »
The Body

What Is the Craziest Myth You've Heard About HIV/AIDS?

...can wash away all the infection in my body." Not only will she not wash away the infection, but she might wash away her life drinking bleach!    Brenda Chambers , Indian Walk-In Center , Salt Lake City, Utah; Diagnosed in... Read more »
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Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
...random people's beers, once drinking directly out of a random bottle. i also poured out some people's unfinished drinks into my glass to drink with myself and some friends. Do this put me at risk for HIV, STDs or anything else? I'm thinking about... Read more »

Medication and Nightmares

Posted by whyyyyyy, 1 Reply
...back from the lab showed that I had an elevated level of an enzyme known as Alkaline Phosphatase. My doctors advised me to stop drinking because of the threat of liver damage shown in my blood work. He said, taking anti-retro viral medication and... Read more »

Re: help?

Posted by elisa101, 2 Replies
...later, he was out in a karaoke. The gals were trying to kiss him, but he refrained. Then he saw the girls drinking from his glass of whisky coke. He also drank from the same glass. Question that he is worried, can he be infected if there was... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »