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Do People Get HIV From Drinking After Someone

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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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 that can be spread through... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ethiopian Government Working to Improve Access to Clean Toilets, Safe Water for People Living With HIV

PlusNews examines how a lack of access to clean toilets, safe drinking water, and "information on the prevention of common opportunistic infections means many Ethiopians living with HIV continue to contract easily preventable diseases." The news... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can drinking HIV infected urine transfer hiv antibodies?

Can drinking large amounts of urine from an HIV infected person cause antibodies to HIV to be present in the drinkers body. Also have chronic hep b Any chance this could cause a false positive HIV test. Had upper R Quadrant pain for 2-3 days when...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

HIV blood in my drink

Hello Mrs. Southall I am only 22 and usually a very strong collected person until I had a scary experience recently. Please help! I went to buy a soda and the person who made it had a bandage on with blood stains that actually touched the liquid of...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere's no need to worry about HIV. A bandaid just covers the wound it does not create an environment for HIV to survive in.Yes, though to your question about herpes or other infections. Having an open wound on the receiving end would present... Read more »

Drinking HIV

Dr.Frascino,There was this bizarre incident that I am concerned about. About 3 weeks ago, I drank froma cup which for some reason I suspected that may have been contaminated with HIV. The person who prepared the drink had something on his hands and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Fearsome query of MIND," is indeed correct!Slipping HIV into your drink??? You've been watching too many old James Bond movies. HIV is not a sleeping pill and there has never been a case of transmission by this method that... Read more »

hiv infected blood in drink

If an hiv positive person started bleeding in an alcoholic drink and then an hiv negative person drank the drink would the virus be transmitted like this?...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereNo, you cannot get HIV this way. Puts a whole new spin on the idea of a Bloody Mary though. Take care,Dr. W... Read more »
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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 »

Drinking straws

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies

You know some drinking straws come unwrapped and the person at the restaurant or store touches it when he/she gives it to you, would that be risky if the person had saliva or some other fluid like blood in their hands? This is crazy, I know, I wish... Read more »

DRINKING AND DRIVING THE MEDS!

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
So first of all, I know this is a question for my doc, but thought I'd at least get a perspective on here from the people that actualy feel what I feel. I began taking meds several months ago and have been gliding smoothly along. I am a very social... Read more »

Is beers drinking like PEP?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could it possible that alcohol drinking is like PEP? Could it delay seroconversion to drink beers every night? If so, should HIV+ people drink beers until the virus is dead in their bodies? Maybe I have the cure for HIV? BEERS DRINKING? Thank you... Read more »