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Drinking After Someone Risks

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drinking from same bottle

Dear SirsI'm HIV+ and 2 days ago I went to a club with 2 of my best friends and we had our own individual beer or water bottles most of the time but I do remember that in 2 or 3 occasions they took a sip or two from my bottles. The thing is that...
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 and... Read more »

Can you get HCV from drink/food if there is boold?

Dear doctor!I was recently on holiday and I ordered a drink from hotel bar. When I received the... Read more »

Drinking piss (any danger from unmetabolised meds?)

Hi. Bit of an odd question... I'm negative. I have a fuck buddy who is positive and who I see very... Read more »
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 Read more »
Alcoholism: Clinical & Experimental Research

HIV Infection and Chronic Drinking Have a Synergistic, Damaging Effect on the Brain

...Experimental Research and are currently available at Early View. "It has been consistently documented that chronic heavy drinking results in cognitive and motor deficits, particularly impairments in component processes of executive functions,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...more effective prevention programs, she said. The survey also found nearly a third (29 percent) of students reported binge drinking in the past month, while 15 percent said they carried weapons and 19 percent said they had belonged to gangs... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

...field-tested questionnaire. Local dialects were also used in the interviews. A sample of stored water given to the youngest child for drinking and a sample of the source water from which it was obtained were tested for coliform and E. coli fecal... Read more »
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Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
...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 random bottle. i also poured out some people's unfinished drinks into my glass to drink with... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...that mean only the days that end in "y" ? :) Just looking for any insight from anyone who may have experienced the backlash of drinking and meds, or any guidance as to how much is too much? I don't have a drinking problem, it's just something I... Read more »

HIV and drinking

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am so depressed and am drinking large amounts of alcohol. I am at wits end and also have severe back pain. Is it true that alcohol speeds HIV to AIDS?? Read more »


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 Read more »