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

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AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...loss of fat under the skin. Wasting is not the same as fat loss caused by lipodystrophy. However, wasting in women can start with a loss of fat. What Causes AIDS Wasting? Several factors contribute to AIDS wasting: Low food intake : Low appetite is common with HIV. Also, some AIDS drugs have to be taken with an empty stomach, or with a meal. It can be difficult for some people with AIDS to eat when they're hungry. Drug side effects...
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 »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...other people no matter how healthy they seem. HIV slowly wipes out parts of the body's immune system; then the HIV-infected person gets sick because the body can't fight off diseases. Some of these diseases can kill them. Signs of HIV infection... 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 »
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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rising Food Prices in Ethiopia Dangerous for People Living With HIV/AIDS, IRIN/ Plus News Reports

...risen by 40% in the past year as a result of drought and the global food crisis, are having a detrimental effect on HIV-positive people in the country -- who may be weak, unable to work and shunned by their communities -- IRIN/ Plus News ... 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

...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... 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 »

Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... 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 »

Just a random thought....

Posted by giaobsession, 3 Replies
...I am going through these Am I Infected posts, and I keep seeing people asking about getting infected from eating the same food as someone who is HIV +, fingering woman of unknown status, even receiving Read more »