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Understanding HIV-Related Lab Tests I: Complete Blood Count and Blood Chemistry

Table of Contents Lab Tests Are Important Tools The Basics Complete Blood Count (CBC) Blood Chemistry (Chemistry or Chem Screens) The Bottom Line Lab Tests Are Important Tools Having regular lab tests is a necessary part of caring for your health. Ifyou are living with HIV (HIV+), lab tests are especially important tools thathelp you and your health care provider keep track of how you are doing in thefollowing areas: Immune...
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Can you get HIV from drinking water mixed with blood?

I was at the gym recently and left my water bottle out in the open. After getting changed, I went to retrieve it, from a running track. After about 5 hours, I drank most of the bottle, but then it occurred to me that perhaps someone with HIV spat...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no risk from a situation like this.Yes, this does seem absurd. If this kind of thing is something that you think about often you may be what we call <a href="http://www.thebody.com/content/art2306.html"... Read more »

Can you get HIV from drinking another persons blood?

I recently ended a period in my life where I enguaged in CONSENTUAL blood drinking(cut one's self and allowing another to drink your blood and vice versa)... This included about 5 people... I never had any open cuts or sores and have no...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. I agree with you that drinking other peoples blood is a ritualistic act that rarely gets discussed. If you drink the blood of a person who is infected with HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and other bloodborne diseases... Read more »

Blood in drinking water

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for being around to assist. I had this rather unusual encounter, I was with some friends cum strangers in a party. We were chatting when one stranger who was drinking water at that point in time suddenly burst into laughter. I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Do you worry about getting struck by a lightning bolt even though it's a wonderful sunny day? Are you concerned that a giant meteor might come crashing through your bedroom ceiling while you are sleeping? If the answer is no, then you... Read more »

HIV from a drink!?? (COFFEE and HIV, 2011)

Hi Dr bob! Is it possible to get HIV if someone syringed there infected blood into someones drink (Luke warm coffee) and they drank it? because i think this happened to me and I know you say that HIV symtoms are not reliable but i have had lots of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The "HIV in my Starbucks" is becoming a QTND (question that never dies). Dude, you really think someone would syringe their fresh HIV-tainted blood into your macchiato? Really???Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. See below.Dr.... Read more »
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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 »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

Risk of hiv by Vacutainer Blood Collection System

Posted by sinso
My anxiety its Killing Me.
When i went to take my test for my past interocuorse the nurse use a vacutainer System.
As you know The Vacutainer System consists of a doubleDouble-tussin dm-pointed needle, a plastic holder or adapter and a series of... 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 »