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Drinking Blood Hiv Risk

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and refers you to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any...
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HIV from eating or drinking.

Hi Dr. Barbara, I had been here to a restaurant, and then i was drinking scotch. I realised that one of the bartender suddenly poked into something, and had a finger injury and she was bleeding. Because it was busy, she was just filling up the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Please post to the HIV site Read more »

hiv blood in coffee (HIV BLOOD IN COFFEE, 2010)

Dear SirI am afraid hiv blood was syringed into my coffee and subsequently drank same.Can Hiv transmission happen by these means?I will donate to your foundationThank you
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...integral part of him pouring milk and acual coffee into my cup. Afterwards I had really sick thoughts of him deliberately adding blood or semen in my cup but then thought I was being too paranoid. In a few days after drinking this coffee I... Read more »

HIV from drinking scotch.

Hi Dr. Brian, I had been here to a restaurant, and then I was drinking scotch. I realised that one of the bartender suddenly poked into something, and had a finger injury and she was bleeding. Because it was busy, she was just filling up the...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...virus got down to your stomach, the acid there would surely kill it and that would be that. I would not even worry about the risk of HIV transmission from this event. Read more »

binge drinking, ekevated liver enzymes and HIV.

Dr. Bob, I drink too much alcohol almost every day for the past ten years. I had an unprotected sex with a person of unknown status, 3 months back. tell me how stupid i am. I went to the doctor and had a blood test for HIV and the doctor also did...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Elevated liver enzymes will not affect the accuracy of HIV-antibody tests. However, I do think it's time you cleaned up your act and got professional help for your alcoholism. If not, Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Blood Sugar and Fats

...and cell membranes, to protectorgans and to lubricate some moving body parts. However, too muchfat in the blood increases the risk of heart disease orpancreatitis. Triglycerides are the most common form of fat in the body.Cholesterol is another... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
The Well Project

Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...linked with diabetes, heart disease, and strokes. Taking Care of Yourself Since HIV+ people may already have a number of risk factors for diabetes, as well as heart disease and stroke, it is important to be aware of all of these... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...vessels),forming plaque. This buildup of plaque can lead to a heart attack or a stroke.High triglycerides can also increase your risk of getting pancreatitis (apainful inflammation of the pancreas). Some HIV+ people experience lipodystrophy.... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

Do help me out here. Thanks.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...in his elbows. He then shifted to a seat behind. I am afraid that in the event of touching his scabs, he might have left some blood or some substance on the seat handles etc. I checked my hands and there didn't appear to have any blood on it. I... Read more »

I hope my throat problem is anxiety not HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have been worrying sick about HIV, but I havent had any kind of sex, shared needles, or had a transfusion. My throat feels life the sides rub together when I swallow. Read more »

Worried, what is my risk?

Posted by worriedman, 2 Replies
...cigaret and then gave it back to me. I continued smoking the same cigarete. 2. There was once she bite my right arm. There is no blood though. 3. She left for a while and when she came back, she said she broke her finger when closing the door.... Read more »