Can You Get Hiv By Eating Infected Blood
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University of North CarolinaHello thereTo my knowledge, there have been no cases of food being contaminated with HIV-infected blood or semen. HIV does not live long outside the body. Even if small amounts of HIV-infected blood or semen was consumed, exposure to the air, heat... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiYou cannot get HIV through casual contact, which includes drinking after someone, eating after someone, hand shakes, kissing etc.HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid,... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Thanks for your kind comments!Your concerns about HIV transmission via dried blood are unwarranted. This question comes up fairly frequently. See below.Stay well.Dr. BobBlood In BedMar 25, 2009Dear Dr,I know questions of dried blood have been... Read more »
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Posted by panic05, 5 RepliesI got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying about its possibility.
Today, I went to a public washroom. After flushing the toilet, I... Read more »
Posted by chrisenquist, 1 ReplyOne week ago, I visited a lab to get my blood test done. I noticed that the lab technician had blood stains on his gloves. Never thought of asking him to change the gloves. But after few days, I realized that the blood stains in his gloves could... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesAs an old timer of this board having had ALL the ars symptoms and 20 negative HIV tests including PCR&#8217;s DNA bDNA I recently received the results from a blood count that shows my lymphocyte percentage which was 45 right at the top of the... Read more »
Posted by litebrite, 1 ReplyThe articles I've been looking at have been outdated or in a slightly different scenario from what I've experienced, but I'm still concerned.
Last week, I went in for a medical examination that required an HIV test. I had taken one 3 months prior and... Read more »
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