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Can Somebody Get Infected With Hiv Through Drinking Infected Blood

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Ask the Experts

Can HIV infect by drinking cup of tea with mixed infected blood?

One of my friend gave me a cup of tea at his home. I drunk it at the movement. People say he was a person who has infected HIV. Please let me know if that was mixed with infected blood, can it cause me the decease(HIV)? Thank you....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from casual contact and this is an example of one. Drinking after someone who has HIV is not a way for HIV transmission to occur.You are fine, be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Can I get infected if I drink water that has HIV infected blood in it?

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HIV Infection and Chronic Drinking Have a Synergistic, Damaging Effect on the Brain

At least half of clinic patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) report they also drink heavily. Findings show that co-existing HIV infection and chronic alcoholism synergistically damage brain function. Specifically, immediate... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010 Studies, Releases: Treating HIV-Positive Patients With ARVs Drove Down Number of New HIV Infections, Study Finds

"Treating HIV patients with cocktails of AIDS drugs helps to stop them spreading the infection further and more than halved the number of new HIV diagnoses in a study in Canada, scientists said on Sunday," Reuters reports. The study, which was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

Disclosure of Relationship Summary Introduction History of the Guidelines Guidelines Process Major Changes in Guidelines Since Last Publication How to Use the Information in this Report Effect of ART on the Management of OIs ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

About 80% of People Worldwide Do Not Have Access to Safe Blood; Contaminated Blood Causes 5% of HIV Infections in Africa

About 80% of people worldwide do not have access to safe blood and contaminated blood causes about 5% of all new HIV infections in Africa, the World Health Organization announced on Tuesday, which is the first World Blood Donor Day , Xinhua/... Read more »
Connect With Others

Is it illegal to infect somebody knowingly?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
if somebody lies to you about their HIV status and then goes on having sex with you and then you end up getting HIV, is that illegal?

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I'm really scared, somebody please respond!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi, i'm 14 years old and i'm terrified I may have caught hiv. I recently got into a fight and the other kid got a small amount of blood on me. After the fight I discovered two drops of blood on me. As a result of the fight I had an open, but not... Read more »

Somebody help me!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know this sounds real stupid but it's been bugging me the whole day. This morning, I slipped and fell on the floor and in the process, my mouth came into contact with the dirty sole of a shoe. It sounds ridiculous but it did happen. Considering... Read more »

Put Somebody At Risk & Feel Horrible

Posted by ffrbel, 11 Replies
Hello,

This is the first time I'm posting on this web-site. I feel horrible inside and need advice.

I am a gay male, 28 years old and have been HIV + for three years and have been off the dating scene since I was diagnosed - I rarely went out on any... Read more »