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Can You Get Hiv If You Share Drinks With A Person Who Has It

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sharing food w/HIV+ person

A few weeks ago, an HIV positive friend offered to share a can of soda with me.I hesitated, but in the end did. He seemed hurt that I would hesitate, given that we both know HIV transmission is extremely low---if not impossible---given this...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There is no evidence whatsoever that people are infected through contact with an HIV infected person's saliva. If HIV could be transmitted through saliva, we would be looking at a much, much larger epidemic. The Read more »

Sharing a house with a HIV positive person

I live with my mother, husband and two young boys, one age 5 the other 5 months. My mother just... Read more »

will individuals today affected with hiv all share this fate?

Hi Doctor Wohl, I just recently read the article by Gregg Gonsalves posted here under what's new... Read more »
Articles
Women Alive

Living Longer and Healthier with HIV: Three HIV-Positive People Share Their Advice

...dried-up sponges. After listening to numerousdry and minutely technical presentations by researchers and doctors, I findthat people who are living with HIV are always more direct, insightful andpersonal, while providing useful advice for dealing... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommends Prophylactic Antiretroviral Drug Regimen for People Exposed to HIV Through Unprotected Sex, Shared Needles

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
The Body

Recently Diagnosed With HIV? African Americans Share Their Advice

...who are recently diagnosed, you are certainly not alone. Over the years, dozens of African Americans -- HIV-positive folks and people working in the HIV field -- have shared experiences and advice for coping with a recent HIV diagnosis. Read on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Groups Allege Calif. Agency Shared HIV Patient Data

...attorney Elizabeth Gill said California specifically prohibits the release of patients' identifying information to third parties. Sharing a person's HIV status without permission or authorization for public health purposes is a violation of state... Read more »
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Sharing my status with a HIV- person

Posted by LadyReign
...in the hills. While traveling there we talked about our lives. I asked him why a straight guy would go onto a website for gay people looking to hookup. He said that's was a good question. He considers himself straight, is even engaged to be... Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...being weakened. So please tell YOUR STORY at the following site. You can write anonymously if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx ... Read more »

Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
... Hi, There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", Read more »

Important: share your take on Living With HIV

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply
...being weakened. So please tell YOUR STORY at the following site. You can write anonymously if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx ... Read more »