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Do People Catch HIV From Drinking After Someone

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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...lead to AIDS within a few years after they were infected. On the flip side, some people can go 20 years or more without ever developing AIDS. Ten years has been found to be the average amount of time that passes between when a person is infected with HIV and when he or she begins experiencing the symptoms of AIDS. 2. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you feel. Because the symptoms of acute HIV are almost...
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Drinking water from a bottle of an HIV Person?

Can you get HIV from drinking water from a bottle of an HIV infected person?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
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Can you get HIV from drinking another persons blood?

I recently ended a period in my life where I enguaged in CONSENTUAL blood drinking(cut one's self and allowing another to drink your blood and vice versa)... This included about 5 people... I never had any open cuts or sores and have no peircings in...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...you would indeed be at a significant risk for these diseases. The more blood you drink, and the more times you drink another persons blood, the greater the risk of infection. It is therefore recommended that you get tested for these diseases if... 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 who is hiv pos.(I was coming into the house and was told they had brought in burgers and sodas and they had saved one for me - picked up the wrong...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Lori,The worst thing you could get from that Coke is dental cavities! No, HIV cannot be transmitted this way, even if your cousin had bleeding gums. Neither you nor your elderly aunt is at any risk whatsoever. Read more »

Is it good to drink alcohol as HIV patient?

It has been my qouestion as to whether pepole with HIV can not take in strong drink.
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...Protect your liver. One drink will probably not hurt you..but how many people have just one drink?Nelson Read more »
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IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Efforts to Increase Access to Safe Drinking Water Among HIV-Positive People in Sudan

... IRIN/ PlusNews on Monday examined efforts to increase access to safe drinking water among HIV-positive people living in Sudan. According to IRIN/ PlusNews , people living with HIV are especially vulnerable to diseases Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Is drinking water sold in vending machines safe for people with HIV?

...antibacterial ingredient triclosan only when someone in your household is particularly vulnerable -- for example, when that person just comes from the hospital or is recuperating from an illness or operation. Wash fruits and vegetables... Read more »
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AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

... Why Are There so Many AIDS Myths? Myths About "Catching" HIV Myths About a Cure AIDS Is a Death Sentence The Government Developed AIDS to Reduce Minority Populations Myths About Read more »
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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...contact with infected fluids from the mouth, nose and eyes or handling items touched by an infected person. This includes kissing, drinking from someone else's glass or sharing hand towels, among many others. Who Is at Risk For the Flu? ... Read more »
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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 »

Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 3 Replies
...is a "Life Skills Consultant". (Peter Dijkstra's ID on The Body is currently "DOFORYOU".) Several times I have asked this person to post whatever cure or solution he has out in the open, here on these boards, for everybody here to read and... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...last year (april), my brother was diagnosed with HIV...it litterally tore our family apart. i will never forget the day i found out, it was one of the worst days of my life. when Read more »

why

Posted by jaw98, 2 Replies
...like with most people it goes in one ear and out the other. They dont want to hear that you cant get it by touching someone, drinking after someone, or my kissing. I have been positive for 9 years now, and i have tried to teach other what i... Read more »