Can You Get Hiv If A Hiv Positive Blood Touches Your Food
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University of North CarolinaHello thereYour risk is negligible as you wore condoms during sex and in order for HIV transmission to occur there needs to be a direct exchange of body fluid. HIV does not live well outside the body. Even if there was HIV infected vaginal... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,HIV from touching a toothbrush handle and sniffing it? WOWZA! Your OCD is OOC (out of control!). Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Your fears are irrational and unwarranted. I'd suggest you seek counseling (psychotherapy), because,... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You're worried about contracting HIV from sniffing a spunked-up finger? Relax Max. Your HIV-acquisition risk is completely nonexistent.I'll post below a few other "sniffing" questions from the archives.Be well.Dr. BobI smelled... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.Good news: you already know a lot of what you need to know. You already have policies in place concerning handwashing and care of wounds so that germs, blood and food do not come into contact. And because the person is a manager, not a cook, the... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesI have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMy husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesALL human blood tests HIV positive. THat's why it has to be diluter 51 times just for an antibody test.
The disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Blot, and the Viral Load Test:
"There is NO RECOGNIZED STANDARD for detecting the absence or presence of... Read more »
Posted by 613, 2 RepliesI think this is my OCD getting the better of me but here goes.
Last night at a Halloween punk/metal show I and a friend of mine had fake blood on our hands.
We washed them together in a bucket of water. He then said he cut his hand and was washing the... Read more »
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