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Can You Get Hiv If The Person's Blood Went In Your Food

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HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Can you get HIV if the person preparing your food got blood on your sandwich and you ate it right away??? This is of great concern to me. Please help me PLEASE! I donate money often
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV is not easily tranmitted through the GI tract...that is eating food. Even the rates with oral sex have been too low to quantify Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,A "Godsend?" Well, I doubt the higher powers really sent me here to talk about sex, but OK, if you say so.Your daughter's HIV risk is nonexistent. HIV doesn't survive very long at all outside the body. It's perfectly safe to wash the stained... Read more »

I went to a boardwalk clinic to get my regular blood work.

Dr. Bob, I went to a family practice clinic here to get my blood work done. One dumbest mistake what i did was that i forgot that i had a wound on the bottom of my hand, which came out from a burn from oven, while baking some food. So when the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...doesn't survive very long outside the body. Besides, I doubt you plopped your burned hand onto a puddle of fresh HIV-tainted blood. I see no reason for concern, special precautions or even HIV testing. You're fine. Stop worrying, OK?Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV in a corpse

Dear Dr FrascinoI work for a NGO in the HIV-field in South Africa. One of our patients asked the interesting question of "How long can the HIV virus survive within a corpse?" This is not a sexual question, but is relevant in many cultures in SA...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello M,Although there have been no specific studies of HIV survival in corpses before or after embalming, no instances of HIV transmission have been reported from an exposure incurred Read more »
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Posted by jkhjkjkhg, 1 Reply
...my back undr my shirt n scratch pimples like 200-800 times a day (no exaggerating). what would b the risk if there was hiv + blood in every one of these times? 2.(feb 27) went 2 use bathroom, put bookbag on ground n dint touch any part of me till... Read more »

my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...last year (april), my brother was diagnosed with HIV...it litterally tore our family apart. i will never forget the day i found out, it was one of the worst days of my life. when Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...I 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 Read more »

o Geez, here we go again Am I infected??

Posted by becks555, 3 Replies
...almost seemed as if it was a person's blood it was really red. So I was just concerned if somehow that could've infected me with hiv if that blood was HIV+ person's blood because i touched with my fingertip that had a paper cut early this... Read more »