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Can U Get Hiv From Doing Coke

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HIV+, Doing Coke, & Having Unprotected Oral Sex

My partner & I were both diagnosed HIV+ a few months ago. I haven't been put on meds yet, but my partner has begun therapy. He dosen't have insurance and could not get further testing done to determine his viral again. They played it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Poz-Guy,As you can probably guess, well controlled clinical studies using coke in pozitoids have not been done (ethical and legal reasons). However we did tweak out some mice transplanted with human immune cells to try to definitively answer... Read more »

Drinking too much Coke

My partner, who is hiv+, usually drinks a 2 liter bottle of coke daily. If he drinks anything... Read more »

snorting coke and contracting hiv

I was reading your Dr's answer saying that it is possible to contract hiv through a dollar... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: Coke Boosts AIDS Attack

In a move that comes amid a growing chorus of criticism, Coca-Cola announced Thursday it will spend up to $5 million a year to fund HIV/AIDS treatment for Africans who work in the Coke system but not directly for the beverage company. Coke was... Read more »

HIV in the Classroom: What Would a Good Catholic Do? Bioethicist Helps Students Wrestle With Theology and HIV

HIV in the Classroom: A Spotlight Series No, we're not all HIV positive. But we all are at risk for acquiring HIV. In recognition of this fact, theologian and bioethicist Robert Doyle teaches a graduate course that examines HIV not as a moral... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Examines Drugs Access in Uganda

The Guardian examines the public's access to drugs in Uganda. It profiles the situation in the town of Katine, where "Coke is everywhere," but "[e]ssential medicines, many of them paid for by governments ... are not." The article includes details... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Government Not Doing Enough to Fight HIV/AIDS Among Blacks, Report Says

The U.S. government is not doing enough to address the spread of HIV/AIDS among blacks in the country, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Black AIDS Institute , the Washington Post reports. According to the report, HIV/AIDS among... Read more »
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Posted by Sherezade, 2 Replies
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Posted by Dolbylife, 2 Replies
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I know first-hand how difficult life is with HIV. I was diagnosed in 2004, on Valentines day of all days, and I have since decided to focus my studies on how HIV is communicated to the individual, the public, and the effects of these... Read more »

I Just found out my B/F have HIV!!WHAT AM I TO DO?

Posted by HeartRacer, 9 Replies
Let me take a deep breath, ok I just found out my B/F has HIV. How I found out was the wrong way. I found out by overhearing him tell his mom. So he don't know I know, on top of that he just found out his-self today. He has cheated on me with one... Read more »