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Can You Get AIDS From Sharing A Drink

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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 having contracted the HIV/aids virus?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere is no risk at all!HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast feeding. This most commonly occurs through unprotected vaginal or... Read more »

Sharing drink with gum-diseased HIV + guy

Dear Dr. Bob, Is there a risk drinking from the same glass with gum-diseased hiv + people ? Is it... Read more »

"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... Read more »
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News & Views: The Possibility of Side Effects; AIDS & Complications; The Truth About Drinking; and More

HIV News & Views, May 15, 2014 - TheBody.com May 15, 2014 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Hello Readers, Whether it's the resiliency of Ed Barron, the stamina... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

In developed countries, HIV transmission from mother-to-child has decreased dramatically by the use of antiretroviral therapy and replacement of breast-feeding with infant formula. In developing countries, short-course zidovudine and nevirapine... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

My Kind of Life: Not Just Another Healthy Drink

Sometimes the wheel is reinvented and it rolls better. There is a nutritional drink on the market that has redefined the very essence of its nature. Redefined because it is made for the HIV-impacted community and others living with chronic diseases... Read more »
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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 »

HIV Activist Shares His Experiences with Facing AIDS Initiative

Posted by bradford
HIV Activist Shares His Experiences with Facing AIDS Initiative
Guest Blog - Editors Note: Bradford McIntyre, an HIV activist who runs the Positively Positive: Living with HIV website in Canada (www.PositivelyPositive.ca) has participated in... Read more »

Would you like to share your story?

Posted by Anonymous
I'm a student and have recently gotten involved in a project which aims to find out about women's issues in HIV/AIDS. Is it different living with the disease being a woman? Are there specific problems women face being infected? I'm trying to find... Read more »

Would you like to share your story?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everyone, I'm a student and am trying to find out about issues women face being HIV infected or having AIDS. I don't know if you would agree, but I think women's issues still don't get enough attention.
I'm looking for someone who would like to... Read more »