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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 »

HIV from sharing a cup?

Hi ThereI was wondering if you could clear something up. My girlfriend is all worried as she thinks... Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women... Read more »
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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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...themselves. Before you talk to your children about HIV, it is important for you to know the facts. What Is HIV? HIV stands for "Human Immunodeficiency Virus" Without treatment, HIV will eventually wear down the immune system in most people... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? Read more »
Connect With Others

So concerned about my mom.

Posted by JJ77, 2 Replies
...advice/information/coping/etc. I feel that I need to talk with others and maybe GET and GIVE help/advice/an ear. My mother has HIV. I found out "finally" in 2008. The reason I say finally is because I heard of her having it in 1993/1994 and... Read more »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 3 Replies
...Anybody can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS. I have just received yet another email from a Peter Dijkstra, in Africa, who says that he is a "Life Skills... Read more »

Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
...also poured out some people's unfinished drinks into my glass to drink with myself and some friends. Do this put me at risk for HIV, STDs or anything else? I'm thinking about gettin tested, just as an afterthought. Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...it if you have sexual intercourse, share a needle, or come in contact with bodily fluids of someone who is infected with the HIV virus, but what if he uses my razor?? What if my toothbrush and his are in the same cup in the bathroom?? If i... Read more »