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Ear Infection After Drinking After Someone Worried I Have HIV

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Introduction Opportunistic Infections and HIV Disease Preventing Infections in the First Place Treating Infections as They Occur Preventive Treatment for OIs Maintenance Therapy A Final Word on Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections List of AIDS-Defining OIs from the Centers for Disease Control Introduction HIV ( human immunodeficiency virus ) infects the cells of your body's immune system. It then impairs how...
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Can I get infected by drinking water out of someone's bottle with HIV if i have cavities?

Please help me- I accidentally drank water out of someone's bottle who has HIV, and i am very worried i got infected because i have cavities in mouth. I have have been readying your forums regarding this issue, but i didn't come across if...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
It doesn't matter if you have cavities.You can not get HIV from sharing a bottle with someone. This is one of the top misconceptions out there (<a... Read more »

Can HIV infect by drinking cup of tea with mixed infected blood?

One of my friend gave me a cup of tea at his home. I drunk it at the movement. People say he was a person who has infected HIV. Please let me know if that was mixed with infected blood, can it cause me the decease(HIV)? Thank you....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from casual contact and this is an example of one. Drinking after someone who has HIV is not a way for HIV transmission to occur.You are fine, be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Worried sick about possible infection

Six weeks ago I performed oral sex on a woman in Thailand after some mutual masturbation.I have been experiencing high stress and anxiety worrying about a possible HIV infection. My symptoms have been:1. 3-4 days after exposure developed a dry cough...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:I do not think this was a high-risk situation in the slightest. We know that oral sex is a lower-risk activity. I do not think you need to test for this incident. Below are the answers to your questions.1. Your symptoms have nothing to do... Read more »

Can drinking HIV infected urine transfer hiv antibodies?

Can drinking large amounts of urine from an HIV infected person cause antibodies to HIV to be present in the drinkers body. Also have chronic hep b Any chance this could cause a false positive HIV test. Had upper R Quadrant pain for 2-3 days when...
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... Read more »
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Could I possibly be infected?! So worried.

Posted by lpshrtr, 2 Replies
i'm so worried about having caught HIV. Where I live, very few people have HIV. Only 32 people have it, but that was reported as of 4 years ago. Most people who do have it are in their 40's now, 1 teenager has it but it's an AIDS case now. In the... Read more »

help worried infected

Posted by deano120, 1 Reply
I went on a sex site we meet she wanted bi sex man i said
no....Idid not have sex with her,i was on the couch she went
into the bedroom left me in the living room for 10 minutes came out of the living room asked me if i wanted a drink i said
okay she... Read more »

Pain in ears in the hood!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have pain behind or in my ears. Mostly on my right ear but at times tightness in my left ear. i had a 1 time vaginal exposure and used a condom. I don't think it ripped. Already took an elisa after 4 1/2- 5 months and came back negative.. Could... Read more »

extremely worried about acute hiv infection

Posted by rmds, 1 Reply
need help and guidence from the experts on this board as i am extremely worried about catching the acute hiv infection. I am a 41 year male who has frequented few csw for the past 2 years (received uncovered oral from the girls few times). always... Read more »