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Can You Get Hiv From Taking A Drink From Someone's Glass

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If I drink a glass of water that had blood in it, will i get infected with HIV virus?

I was playing basketball alone in this park. I found a wonderful family playing so i decided to join them. After the game they offered me Cold water. The water looked clear and it tasted normal, it did not taste weird. I do not think I had any open...
Shannon Southall

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HiYou 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 »

drinking from the same glass

Just wondering if you can gets aids from drinking out of the same glass as some one with aids has... Read more »

Chipped drinking glass at bar (please answer, OCD is OOC!)

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a considerable amount of HIV blood in a glass

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am wondering if 20-30 ml of wet HIV-infected blood remained in a glass for more than twelve hours, will the blood be still infectious even if it is still wet after that 12 hours?? Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

DRINKING AND DRIVING THE MEDS!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
So first of all, I know this is a question for my doc, but thought I'd at least get a perspective on here from the people that actualy feel what I feel. I began taking meds several months ago and have been gliding smoothly along. I am a very social... 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 »