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Can You Contract Hiv By Sharing Food

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"Contracting HIV" by sharing food/drink with friend

Hello,I know this may be a redundant question, but I am very paranoid about a situation that occured, and I didn't see a situtation exactly like mine on the forums. I shared a fishbowl drink with a promiscous friend of mine who may or may not...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There's no risk for HIV in this situation. If we were to break it down, there'd be many reasons that this is not risky. The most important piece is that there's nothing going directly and immediately from your... Read more »

Sharing food with HIV positive friend

I am very paranoid right now. I have a growing wisdom tooth and 2 weeks ago i shared mashed potato... Read more »

HIV through sharing food/drinks/etc?

Hi. Last week I went to my boyfriend's graduation, and so, I went to dinner with his family.... Read more »
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Food Insecurity, Spread of HIV Linked, Expert Says

People who are "extremely poor or food insecure" are more likely to contract HIV than other people because of "what they have to do to find income or work," Stuart Gillespie, senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute... Read more »
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Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Camilla and I am collecting the stories of men who became infected with HIV while using crystal meth for a health policy research project. If you would be open to sharing your story with me or answering a few of my questions -... Read more »

Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Camilla and I am collecting the stories of men who became infected with HIV while using crystal meth for a health policy research project. If you would be open to sharing your story with me or answering a few of my questions -... Read more »

Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Camilla and I am collecting the stories of men who became infected with HIV while using crystal meth for a health policy research project. If you would be open to sharing your story with me or answering a few of my questions -... Read more »

Did you contract HIV while using meth?

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Camilla and I am collecting the stories of men who became infected with HIV while using crystal meth for a health policy research project. If you would be open to sharing your story with me or answering a few of my questions -... Read more »