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Can You Get Hiv From Eating

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HIV by eating a pubic hair?

I was out eating at a diner and took a bite of my crepe when I felt something odd in my mouth and took it out to only find a pubic hair. Can HIV be passed this way?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in your crepe was actually a pubic hair! Oh never mind. It really doesn't matter, because even if it were a pubic hear, your HIV risk would be nonexistent. Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV from eating or drinking.

Hi Dr. Barbara, I had been here to a restaurant, and then i was drinking scotch. I realised that... Read more »

HIV from eating after someone?

So, I was at my school lunch, as per usual, and I got up to fetch a drink, leaving my unfinished... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A 'Planting and Eating Soybean' Project for People Living With HIV/AIDS in Rural Anhui -- A Pilot Study in China

...months of the assessment, 94 percent consumed soy food at least three times per week and 96 percent ate 100 g each time. After eating soy food, 93 percent felt better; 86 percent reported less illness; 61.3 percent had higher total blood protein... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...HIV-infected blood or semen has been reported to CDC. Furthermore, CDC has received no reports of HIV infection resulting from eating food, including condiments. HIV does not live long outside the body. Even if small amounts of HIV-infected... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...wasting in women can start with a loss of fat. What Causes AIDS Wasting? Several factors contribute to AIDS wasting: Low food intake : Low appetite is common with HIV. Also, some AIDS drugs have to be taken with an empty stomach, or with a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Nutrition

... Why Is Nutrition Important? Nutrition Guidelines for People With HIV Practice Food Safety What About Supplements? The Bottom Line For More Information Why Is Nutrition Important? Good Read more »
Connect With Others

what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me? And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive Read more »

Let's Talk Nutrition and Exercise!

Posted by bartleby
...Staying healthy with HIV doesn't have to be hard. What do you do to keep fit? What do you eat? Got any good recipes? Share with others! Read more »

Scared because of blood on food

Posted by overthetop, 3 Replies
...Is it possible to get hiv if you eat food that has wet hiv+ blood on it? Read more »

New To this

Posted by Barbdoll, 2 Replies
...all this but still very excited to knwo that i am not alone. I am a single mom of three children. I along with my youngest are HIV pos. We have been for the past 4 years. We have been doing well. The hardest things for me is dating. I have been... Read more »