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Do People Catch AIDS From Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...AIDS, and so on. See Fact Sheet 150 for current information on how HIV is transmitted. Transmission can only occur if someone is exposed to blood, semen, vaginal fluid or mother's milk (see Fact Sheet 611 ) from an infected person. There is no proven case of transmission from the tears or saliva of an infected person. Myth: A woman with HIV infection can't have children without infecting them. Reality: Without any treatment,...
Ask the Experts

HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...anal sex. They certainly would not be at risk for STDs, including HIV. These illnesses are transmitted only when an infected person has unsafe sex with an uninfected person. The mere act of anal sex does not create STDs. (See below.)Dr. Bobgay... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...this one last question even though you've already answered me. Okay so the bottle... it was on the back of the toilet so the person who used it probably was taking a crap... so if a minimal amount of feces was on it and if the person using it had... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...having sex with multiple negative people? No, of course not. HIV is a sexually transmitted disease in which an HIV-infected person can transmit the virus to an uninfected person (HIV negative) via unprotected sex. (See below.) I suggest you spend... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...concept from your parents' sex-phobic hyper-religiosity. STD stands for sexually transmitted disease. By definition that means one person has a disease and transmits it to another person during the act of sex. If neither person has the disease,... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A 'Planting and Eating Soybean' Project for People Living With HIV/AIDS in Rural Anhui -- A Pilot Study in China

... Rural Anhui, China, is marked by a large number of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHAs) who are poor and lack protein in their diet. The goal of the study project was to increase soybean Read more »
The Body

Coping With an HIV/AIDS Diagnosis

...unlike diabetes, there's still a ton of stigma attached to being HIV positive. Even though having HIV doesn't make you a bad person, unfortunately there are many people -most of them ignorant of the facts about HIV -- that still discriminate... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...physical activity. One study found that diet and exercise leading to 5 to 7 percent weight loss (about 10 to 14 pounds in a person who weighs 200 pounds) lowered the rate of type 2 diabetes by nearly 60 percent. Study participants lost weight by... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...information as you can about the choices available to you. Thelong-term effects are unknown and results can be different from person toperson. It is important to consult with a plastic surgeon or dermatologistexperienced in treating HIV-related... Read more »
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what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me? And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive to... Read more »

On the rise 3.5 years post HIV/AIDS diagnosis

Posted by PositiveInPVD, 5 Replies
...when the new doctor called with my new numbers. 808 (41%)!!! I was ELATED. I now have the immune system numbers or a negative person! The moral of the story...you can and will come back "from the grave"! These meds work great. Granted they are a... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...might come in contact with it being that I live in the same house with my brother and he is infected. I don't want to be that person who pushes him away because of this terrible disease. I want to be able to hug my brother and not be thinking... Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their finger? Read more »