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Chances Of Catching Hiv Through Shared Food

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Sharing food with HIV positive friend

I am very paranoid right now. I have a growing wisdom tooth and 2 weeks ago i shared mashed potato with a HIV positive friend. I am very scared i will contract HIV. Is there a chance i could get? My wisdom tooth is v small and it isn't...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

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The only thing that you're on point about is that you are being extremely paranoid.There is absolutely no way to casually get HIV. Definitely not from sharing food.Hope this helps,Erik... Read more »

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