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Drinking Water Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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Project Inform

Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...well. For more information on cytokines, read Project Inform's publication, Immune Therapies: Cytokines . Prevention It is difficult to avoid contact with MAC bacteria, but there are some ways to reduce the risk. Boil drinking water. MAC bacteria are found in most water systems, hospital water supplies and bottled water. Do not eat raw foods, especially salads, root vegetables and unpasteurized milk and cheese. MAC bacteria are...
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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 »

Paranoid Brother

Dr. Frascino:Please forgive me. I know I am a coward. I do not know why I cannot face this situation w/ strength and courage. I donated and emailed you recently and you told me "Relax, Max..." But I can't. I know I need to get tested. Started dating...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...archives and you'll find gazillions of folks so terrified of getting an HIV test that they are literally paralyzed by their fears. HIV/AIDS, because of all the stigma, misinformation, hysteria and discrimination that have been so prevalent since... Read more »

please help me need advice

Dr Conway, I am very concerned that I may have been infected with HIV 6 months ago. 3 weeks after exposure I had pharyngitis with white patches on back of my throat when I took it off it will bleed, I had painful axillary nodes, mild fever,itching...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...where you are getting the information, but it is extremely rare to have an undetectable load and be infected. I do not think HIV is in the picture here...but given the different symptoms you are having, I might do a CD4 count to assess your... Read more »

Drinking water from a bottle of an HIV Person?

Can you get HIV from drinking water from a bottle of an HIV infected person?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
No. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

...each household. The median age of the caretakers was 27 years. Forty- nine (41 percent) caretakers had no formal education. Drinking water was typically collected from the municipal system by a family member and was stored in 99 (83 percent) of... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Is drinking water sold in vending machines safe for people with HIV?

...Medicare policy may apply to these benefits. In order for Medicare to cover these benefits, a doctor must prescribe blood glucose testing supplies to you and document how often you need to test on the prescription. Your Medicare policy may... 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 Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...planning a pregnancy during flu season; people with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma, heart disease and HIV/AIDS; people 50 years and older; people who live, work or volunteer in health care facilities; and people with... Read more »
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Breast Sucking

Posted by ryan2, 3 Replies
...could suck on it and i did ,suck it 4 times and she pulled away,then i teasted somthing on my tonge .i said goodby and drove off drinking water and spitting it out 3 weeks later texts book symptoms major Flu(sour throat ,head... Read more »

Acute signs?

Posted by 559guy, 2 Replies
...about 3 weeks. Im constantly itching especially my armpits. and im still having problems with my throat where i need to be drinking water constanly. How long should i wait to be tested again? I understand there are different ways to be tested... Read more »

scared in tenn.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...i tested neg. at 13 weeks. but i have been having severe headaches for the past month. could the test been wrong. Read more »

Lymph Swelling - Need Expert

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...there is swelling, but it is not painful or hard at the node location. Any one know, is this likely the way it happes? 3) I tested neg at 30 days. I was and am panicing and drinking a lot of water. Could drinking a lot of water prior to test... Read more »