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Chest Cold After Drinking After Someone Worried I Have HIV

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via cracked cold drinks bottle

one day i went to a cold drink shop .there i asked for a cold drink. while opening the bottle with the opener the boy there broke the top portion (the mouthpiece ) slightly.as i didn't notice , i just drank it after some time i noticed that...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
There is no risk here even if the boy cut himself (although it would not take Sherlock Holmes to deduce that it was blood from your lip you saw). The mouth is not a great place to catch HIV.DW... Read more »

Vaginal fluids with drink

Question, i'm pretty worried about this. I went to a girl's show and she suddenly put an... Read more »

HIV blood in my drink

Hello Mrs. Southall I am only 22 and usually a very strong collected person until I had a scary... Read more »
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Connect With Others

a tenacious cold?

Posted by pozartistsd, 2 Replies
Hi all... I just caught some kind of bug from one of my family members when i was visiting. I had a flu shot but still got some kind of flu/cold like illness, more like a cold actually. I was worried for about a week since i only have around 300... Read more »

extremely worried about acute hiv infection

Posted by rmds, 1 Reply
need help and guidence from the experts on this board as i am extremely worried about catching the acute hiv infection. I am a 41 year male who has frequented few csw for the past 2 years (received uncovered oral from the girls few times). always... 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 »

acute hiv symptoms? very worried....

Posted by veryworried, 1 Reply
hi, thanks for taking time to read this. first, let me say i almost never get ill & i haven't thrown up once in 15 yrs. worst thing i got must've been a cold. i had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman about a month ago. exactly 6 days later, in... Read more »