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Can You Get Aids Or Hiv From Drinking After Someone With It

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's NACO Asks Soft Drink Makers to Promote HIV/AIDS Awareness in Advertisements

India's National AIDS Control Organization is asking soft drink manufacturers to include HIV/AIDS awareness messages in their advertisements in an attempt to reach 15- to 49-year-olds, NACO Director S.Y. Quraishi said on Friday, the Hindu ... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Choosing Alcohol Over HIV Meds? New Study Examines Why People With HIV Skip Treatment When Drinking

Half of HIV-positive individuals who are on treatment and drink alcohol skip taking their HIV medications on purpose, under the erroneous belief that mixing antiretrovirals and alcohol is harmful, according to a prospective study presented at the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Many HIV Patients Skip Medications to Drink

Researchers have shown that about half of HIV patients on antiretroviral therapy skipped their medicines when drinking alcohol. Seth Kalichman, professor at the University of Connecticut, and colleagues investigated how patients' beliefs about... Read more »
Ask the Experts

can i get aids by drinking after someone ?

hi, i drunked by accedent a cup that is full of blood after someone who have aids and my gum was bleeding and after one week of this i got oral thrush in my mouth does that mean i got it ?...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:HIV is not readily transmitted though casual contact such as sharing drink-ware with an HIV positive person. It sounds like there were extenuating circumstances in this case i.e. the blood in the cup, and your bleeding gums. You can go in... Read more »

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 »

drinking and aids 222

i just found out my father who is 42 has aids im not sure of the whole story and how long he has had it or if and meds are being taken or not matter of fact i dont think he knows i even know yet but my question is if they do any kind of drugs and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Heavy alcohol use would increase the chances for liver problems with the HIV drug as well as difficulty sticking to the regimen (missing doses). I have had numerous AIDS patients who have done well from the HIV perspective but who have been ill or... Read more »

HIV from a drink!?? (COFFEE and HIV, 2011)

Hi Dr bob! Is it possible to get HIV if someone syringed there infected blood into someones drink (Luke warm coffee) and they drank it? because i think this happened to me and I know you say that HIV symtoms are not reliable but i have had lots of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The "HIV in my Starbucks" is becoming a QTND (question that never dies). Dude, you really think someone would syringe their fresh HIV-tainted blood into your macchiato? Really???Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. See below.Dr.... Read more »
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HIV and drinking

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am so depressed and am drinking large amounts of alcohol. I am at wits end and also have severe back pain.
Is it true that alcohol speeds HIV to AIDS?? Read more »

Drinking

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What would be the chances of contracting the HIV virus from drinking a bottle of wine in South Africa after the local waiter cut his hand on the corkscrew while opening the bottle? Would alcohol have killed the virus anyway? This may sound like a... Read more »

Drinking and ARS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would severe drinking during the window cause ARS to slow down or come sooner? Read more »

Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
Over the weekend I recently went to a Homecoming party that my college was hosting. It was alot of fun and I had a very good time but I remember after a few drinks, starting to drink out of random people's beers, once drinking directly out of a... Read more »