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Drinking After Someone Risks

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sharing a drink, is it a risk?

Dear Mr Glenn, i'm really paranoid because about 4 days ago my friend had a drink from my water bottle and on the same morning i brushed my teeth and my gum blead for a few seconds, I'm not sure if my friend is HIV positive but he has had...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is no possible way to get HIV from this. Something that everyone should keep in mind is that <b>HIV can not be transmitted casually</b>!You can not get HIV from saliva, tears, or sweat. Never.If you're... Read more »

Liquid splatter from drinking glasses into eye risk

I was at work the other day putting a glassrack onto the rack holder in the dish-station. When I... Read more »

aids from sharing drinks.

My brother in law was just diagnosed with aids. We have shared drinks in the past. Am I at risk of... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Binge Drinking Among MSM in New York City Linked to Increased HIV Risk, Study Says

Binge drinking -- or the consumption of five or more alcoholic beverages on one occasion -- may be contributing to an increased risk of HIV among men who have sex with men in New York City, according to a study released Monday by the city's... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Less Sex, More Drink, Violence Among Pupils

Results from the second National Youth Risk Behavior Survey released Wednesday raise questions about the efficacy of government programs aimed at reducing risky behaviors among South African youth. The survey included self-reported behavior of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alcohol Use Before Sex and HIV Risk: Situational Characteristics of Protected and Unprotected Encounters Among High-Risk African Women

The authors compared the situational characteristics of protected and unprotected sexual encounters that involved alcohol use two hours prior with ones that did not. The data were collected from December 2002 to December 2005 as part of enrollment... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Associations Between Alcohol Misuse and Risks for HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Multiple Female Sexual Partners in Cape Town, South Africa

High alcohol consumption rates occurring within the context of high HIV prevalence pose a significant public health challenge in South Africa. In their design of the current study, the authors set out to answer three questions regarding these... 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

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What would be the chances of contracting the HIV virus from drinking a bottle of wine in South Africa after the local waiter cut his hand on the corkscrew while opening the bottle? Would alcohol have killed the virus anyway? This may sound like a... Read more »

High RIsk/NoRisk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
okay, here is my situation. me and my ex dated for about 2 years. broke up and i dated this other girl for 2 years. broke up with the 2nd girl and went back to the first and knew she had herpes. one night, december of last year(04)me and her had... Read more »

At Risk Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I came to this forum to find some answers and I have read the posts regarding HIV transmission from food. Many people have stated that the heat in the food will kill the virus. I am curious if the same improbability of getting HIV applies to... Read more »