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Can You Get The Hiv Virus From Drinking Out The Same Cup

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Ask the Experts

Drinking out of the same cup

Can you catch Hepitis c or HIV by drinking out of the same cup as someone who is?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No, sharing drinking cups would not spread these viruses.... Read more »

any infective virus in pos. hiv person's soft drink

Dr. Bob: I mistakenly poured some coca-cola into two paper cups from a big paper cup of a cousin... Read more »

can hiv virus be transmitted through drinks/juice.(contaminated)?

i'm worried, a freind of mine, gave me a cup of juice when i visited, but i have been always... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS and HIV Warning to South Africa World Cup Fans

British charities concerned with sexual health are warning English fans attending the World Cup in South Africa about risky sexual behavior. According to Avert, an AIDS charity based in Horsham, West Sussex, an estimated 5.7 million people were... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership Launches HIV/AIDS Education Campaign in Conjunction With Cricket World Cup

The Caribbean Broadcast Media Partnership on HIV/AIDS on Thursday in advance of the Cricket World Cup opening launched LIVE UP -- the first pan-Caribbean campaign led by broadcasters to encourage and empower youth to learn about HIV and take... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa Sex Industry Did Not See World Cup Boom

South Africa's HIV/AIDS rate is among the world's highest, and when the nation hosted the June-to-July 2010 World Cup, experts feared a boom in commercial sex and further transmission of the virus. A new study, however, suggests this was not the... Read more »
Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research

HIV Infection and Chronic Drinking Have a Synergistic, Damaging Effect on the Brain

At least half of clinic patients with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) report they also drink heavily. Findings show that co-existing HIV infection and chronic alcoholism synergistically damage brain function. Specifically, immediate... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV and drinking

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am so depressed and am drinking large amounts of alcohol. I am at wits end and also have severe back pain.
Is it true that alcohol speeds HIV to AIDS?? Read more »

Drinking

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What would be the chances of contracting the HIV virus from drinking a bottle of wine in South Africa after the local waiter cut his hand on the corkscrew while opening the bottle? Would alcohol have killed the virus anyway? This may sound like a... Read more »

a lot of HIV virus in the milk?

Posted by aspn, 3 Replies
I bought a carton of milk 3 days ago, i drank it this morning, and i found the milk carton has a lot of blood on the carton, I am afraid , will someone intentionally given the blood in the carton and i drank it? I was afraid that there is... Read more »

Is beers drinking like PEP?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could it possible that alcohol drinking is like PEP? Could it delay seroconversion to drink beers every night? If so, should HIV+ people drink beers until the virus is dead in their bodies? Maybe I have the cure for HIV? BEERS DRINKING? Thank you... Read more »