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Do People Get AIDS From Sharing A Drink

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Sharing drinks having a small cut in the tongue

I know there are many questions which are similar to this but I still need some clarifications. I have accidentally spilled in my own glass some coke zero from a can which belonged to a person positive to HIV and who hadn't used a glass. My...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from sharing drinks, utensils, casual contact etc. If the person prior to you drank out of the same can there would have to be significant amount of blood on the can (visible to your eyes) and you would have to have an open cut... Read more »

Sharing drink with gum-diseased HIV + guy

Dear Dr. Bob, Is there a risk drinking from the same glass with gum-diseased hiv + people ? Is it... Read more »

"Contracting HIV" by sharing food/drink with friend

Hello,I know this may be a redundant question, but I am very paranoid about a situation that... Read more »
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AIDS Project Los Angeles

Program Provides Medi-Cal with Zero Share of Cost

On Jan. 1, a new Medi-Cal program will be implemented which eliminates share of cost for the disabled and the elderly who have incomes of less than or equal to $926 a month ($1,248 for couples). This new benefit policy has been named the Aged and... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

How the ACA Will Affect People Living With HIV/AIDS: Ensuring Full Implementation

Rick Perry Although the Affordable Care Act's (ACA) passage represented a potentially transformative moment in the nation's three-decade-long struggle with AIDS, its promise has yet to be realized. To help lay a foundation for ending AIDS in the... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARES

People Living With HIV Over 40: Share Your Experiences in a Survey

If you have any clients/friends who are over 40 and living with HIV and would be interested in taking about 10 minutes to fill out a survey sharing their experiences , I would greatly appreciate your help. I will be presenting a workshop on Aging... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Choosing Alcohol Over HIV Meds? New Study Examines Why People With HIV Skip Treatment When Drinking

Half of HIV-positive individuals who are on treatment and drink alcohol skip taking their HIV medications on purpose, under the erroneous belief that mixing antiretrovirals and alcohol is harmful, according to a prospective study presented at the... Read more »
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Beware people pushing "Aloe Vera" for HIV !

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 5 Replies
It's important to remember this Forum can be entered by anybody. Anybody can post here. And some people are here to try and make money out of us by offering to share with us magical cures for HIV/AIDS.

I have just received yet another email from a... Read more »

News I shared yesterday

Posted by rainbowhisperer, 2 Replies
Thank you for all of the positive thoughts that you all shared with me. You know this sight really isnt just a positive one for all you HIV positive people too. I think it is positive for all kinds of people. I am going to let you all know some... Read more »

Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
Over the weekend I recently went to a Homecoming party that my college was hosting. It was alot of fun and I had a very good time but I remember after a few drinks, starting to drink out of random people's beers, once drinking directly out of a... Read more »

Important: share your take on Living With HIV

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 1 Reply

Hi,

There are a lot of people out there today spreading the idea that living with HIV is now just "a piece of cake", "no worse than living with diabetes", and so forth. As a result, the urgency to fund research into the development of a vaccine and... Read more »