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Can U Catch AIDS From Sharing A Drink

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Ask the Experts

Catching via drinking

My friends son is Hiv+If he drinks a glass of water and I drink from the same glass after swilling under tap, and he has bleeding gums could I get aids ?...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

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

Grady Health System
HIV is NOT transmitted via casual contact such as sharing eating utensils or drinking glasses. DR... Read more »

Can you catch HIV from sharing a crack pipe

I just got my tooth pulled and relapsed on crack. I was sharing a crack pipe with three other... Read more »

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... Read more »
Articles
AIDS United

The Fight to Catch Up and Start Moving Towards an AIDS-Free Generation

I've never known a time without HIV and AIDS. It affected my family early as my uncle was diagnosed positive before I was born. Even my high school in conservative Bakersfield, California had the AIDS Quilt visit our campus. I entered this world of... Read more »
TheBody.com

Recently Diagnosed With HIV? African Americans Share Their Advice

Dealing with an HIV diagnosis on top of all of life's other challenges may seem too daunting a task to face. There's a huge community out there doing it every day, though, so to those who are recently diagnosed, you are certainly not alone. Over the... Read more »
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Bloggers: HIVers and HIV/AIDS Advocates Share Their Thoughts

TheBody.com's Bloggers Devarah "Dee" Borrego: How to Talk Trans "I see so many of my trans sisters in the U.S. and around the world being severely impacted by HIV and by ignorance," Dee Borrego writes. That's why she speaks out and shares... Read more »
Body Positive

HIV-Positive Heterosexuals Connect at Socials in New York

It was a typical scenario at Fez, a hip downtown bar filled with peoplechatting, drinking, and trying to catch up with each other at the end of along day. It was the kind of place, with its dusky lighting, long, lowcouches, and over-stuffed pillows,... Read more »
Connect With Others

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
Dear Expert,

I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you!

I am scared over the incident told below!

Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
I have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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My story that I thought I should share.

Posted by radar, 3 Replies
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.

Sometimes I wonder why I'm still here. I have watched a lot of friends and even a cousin... Read more »