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Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV Risks

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pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently HIV mothers/fathers passed it to their infant babies through chewing food for them. How is this possible? I understand that passing the virus while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Relax Max! Your worries are unwarranted. The HIV-transmission risk via pre-chewed food was noted only in infants with immature immune systems, and there may well have been extenuating circumstances. (See below.) There is absolutely no... Read more »

(Doubtedly) eating hiv contaminated food and having a gum sore

hello doctor, i am 21 years old and still a virgin. 3 months ago i had launch with one of my mate... Read more »

eating food in a restaurant

recently I ate a sandwich at a sub shop and the sandwich preparer blew his nose once while he... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: U.S. Felons Banned From Food Stamps at Higher Risk of HIV

Researchers investigated whether convicted felons who are banned from accessing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (food stamps), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, and other public food assistance are more likely to participate in... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Eating Defensively

Bacteria and Food Poisoning "It must have been something I ate!" How many times do people say this following about of nausea, upset stomach, cramps, diarrhea, or vomiting? Indeed, these can be the symptoms of food poisoning -- illness caused by... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

25 Things You Should Know if You Are HIV-Positive

25 Do not eat raw meat, raw fish, or raw eggs. These foods can make you sick. 24 Take a multivitamin and a high-potency supplement of B complex vitamins everyday. 23 If you've never had hepatitis A or B, ask your doctor about... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

A Three-Course Meal -- 2. The Main Course: Healthy Eating

Building a Healthy Diet Food is the foundation of nutritional health. Nothing can replace food. It can be supplemented, adjusted, increased or decreased, but not entirely replaced. Food provides the building blocks of carbohydrates, proteins and... Read more »
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HIV from food?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I just ate a macaroni salad at a restaurant and I've eaten it before but this time it had something that tasted weird, kind of sweet, or more like sweet and sour. I don't know if it was a vegetable or if it could be something else, like semen or... Read more »

food prepared by HIV positive person

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I have a family member, with whom I do not live, that has recently tested HIV positive. My concern now is should I eat food that the infected person has helped prepare (canning of fresh vegetables)when I noticed that they have a sore on their... Read more »

RISK!? ANXIETY IS EATING ME ALIVE!

Posted by saul100, 3 Replies
if the person I left home with put his penis around my anus and humped me (without penetration). I dont know what that is called..frottage? dry humping? well we were both naked. I was on my back. then he ejaculated, his semen was on the outside of... Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear Experts,

I have some trouble, I need your help.

Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question:

Could HIV transmis via contaminated food... Read more »