Can You Catch Hiv From A Chef's Cooked Food

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

HIV inside cooked food

Hello, does hiv survive inside cooked food? I have the impression that a cook can cut the hand while cooking and the infected blood enters the food and he/she cooks the food and give an uninfected person to eat. will this person be in infected too?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...HIV will not survive the temperatures in normally cookedfood. Read more »

We (my daughter and I) just donated and it felt Wonderful!!

Dear Dr. Bob, We (my daughter and I) just made a donation to your Foundation and it feels good. I... Read more »

hiv

if somebody who is cooking in your house for last 10 yrs has recently been diagnosed hiv , do u... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

... Table of Contents Introduction Hyperlipidemia and HIV How to Know if you Have Hyperlipidemia Foods That Affect Cholesterol and Triglyceride Levels Exercise and Hyperlipidemia Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...live long outside the body. Even if small amounts of HIV-infected blood or semen was consumed, exposure to the air, heat from cooking, and stomach acid would destroy the virus. Therefore, there is no risk of contracting HIV from eating food. ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...just 5% of body weight can have the same negative effects. Wasting is still a problem for people with AIDS, even people whose HIV is controlled by medications. Part of the weight lost during wasting is fat. More important is the loss of muscle... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptosporidiosis

...is a problem, and your CD4 cell count (see Fact Sheet 124 ) is below 200, consider the following steps: Boil drinking or cooking water for one minute; or Drink bottled water; or Drink filtered water: Use a home filter labeled "1-micron... Read more »
Related Topics