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Can You Get AIDS From Sharing The Cup Of Someone With HIV

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HIV risk from sharing cup

Hi Dr. Wohl,Greeting! I am Jale from Vietnam. I am living with an HIV positive friend who just started on ARV. I tried to be helpful to him as he is still currently studying. I have some few undertsanding with HIV. Currently, I am using separate...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Let me be perfectly clear, Jale, you can not get HIV from sharing a cup or eating utensils with someone who is infected. You can not get HIV from touching or kissing someone with HIV. You can not get HIV from someone with HIV if they cough or... Read more »

Risk of HIV from sharing tea from the same cup while having tooth infection

I know the modes of HIV transmission but still wanted to ask just to be sure. Its a very south... Read more »

HIV from sharing a cup?

Hi ThereI was wondering if you could clear something up. My girlfriend is all worried as she thinks... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership Launches HIV/AIDS Education Campaign in Conjunction With Cricket World Cup

The Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership on HIV/AIDS on Thursday in advance of the Cricket World Cup opening launched LIVE UP -- the first pan-Caribbean campaign led by broadcasters to encourage and empower youth to learn about HIV and take... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa Minister Says World Cup May Increase HIV/AIDS

As South Africa prepares to host the next World Cup -- June 11-July 11, 2010 -- the nation's health minister has warned that the huge event could further the spread of HIV/AIDS. Speaking before the national AIDS council, Aaron Motsoaledi said, "2010... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS and HIV Warning to South Africa World Cup Fans

British charities concerned with sexual health are warning English fans attending the World Cup in South Africa about risky sexual behavior. According to Avert, an AIDS charity based in Horsham, West Sussex, an estimated 5.7 million people were... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Cup Campaign to Build Centers to Provide HIV/AIDS Education, Other Services to At-Risk African Youth

Authorities in South Africa have begun construction of one of the 20 planned Football for Hope centers in Africa -- part of a 2010 World Cup campaign called "20 Centers for 2010" aimed at reducing the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, poverty and crime in... Read more »
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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 »

sharing utensils

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone. I have tried asking this question, but am usually met with hostility when it comes up, the usual response being that I am rather slow or young, which I am not. I have a loved one who is AIDS positive. I love her very much but... Read more »

Important: share your take on Living With HIV

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply

Hi,

There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research into the development of a vaccine and... Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies

Hi,

There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research into the development of a vaccine and... Read more »