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Do People Get HIV From Blood In Food

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

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pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently HIV mothers/fathers passed it to their infant babies through chewing food for them. How is this possible? I understand that passing the virus while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max! Your worries are unwarranted. The HIV-transmission risk via pre-chewed food was noted only in infants with immature immune systems, and there may well have been extenuating circumstances. (See below.) Read more »

Do I have HIV or a mental illness?

My question is kind of complicated, it all started in October 2003, I feel there are people spying on me on TV, in the radio, in the newspaper or in magazines, that strangers from the TV or the radio can read my mind and were talking about me, as a...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...You are suffering from a mental illness. The fears of people spying on you and putting contaminated fluids in your food are symptoms of your psychiatric disorder. Read more »

HIV blood in consumed food

If an HIV-positive person got blood from his cut finger in some candy he was making, would there be danger to the consumers of the candy? The consumption took place 7 or more days after candy was made (no cooking involved).
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There is no evidence that people get infected with HIV by having their food prepared by HIV positive people. There are two main reasons for this:1) HIV is only known to be transmitted in three ways: sexual Read more »

Could people work with food if infected?

If someone was infected with HIV could they work with food such as in a mini mart stocking food on shelves?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Sure, why not. Only their blood or body fluids might be infectious. DTD Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...oral sex. Blood can come from flossing your teeth, or from sores caused by gum disease, or by eating very hot or sharp, pointed food. To infect someone, the virus has to get past the body's defenses. These include skin and saliva. If your skin is... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS

...of Yourself What Is Anemia? Anemia is a medical problem that happens when you have a lower than normal amount of red blood cells (RBCs) in your body. It can also happen if your hemoglobin (HGB) level is below normal. HGB is a protein that... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...million have pre-diabetes. Glucose is a type of sugar. It is used as fuel by the body. When you eat, your body converts the food into glucose. The glucose then goes into your bloodstream and is carried throughout the body to provide energy to... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...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 ... Read more »
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positive or negative?

Posted by wasek, 4 Replies
...A confirmed hiv+ couple never had ARV. They only took a specific combination of food items for 4 months and became undetected/negative. If the status of them remain undetected/negative even after 2.5 years without 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 »

ALL HUMAN BLOOD TESTS HIV POSITIVE !

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...ALL human blood tests HIV positive. THat's why it has to be diluter 51 times just for an antibody test. The disclaimer on the ELISA, The Western Read more »

Confusion & Conflict when it comes to HIV and AIDS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...Canada, HIV was first diagnosed among gay men. Later, hemophiliacs and others with health problems were infected due to tainted blood received through blood transfusions. People infected early on had no treatment available! A new and strange... Read more »