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Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV

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Improving food intake in AIDS patients

How can i improve the food intake in AIDS patients
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Getting HIV infection under control with antiretrovirals, minimizing any stomach side effects of antiretrovirals, treating any GI conditions that are causing symptoms, increasing appetite with drugs like Marinol, getting help from a... Read more »

HIV by eating a pubic hair?

I was out eating at a diner and took a bite of my crepe when I felt something odd in my mouth and... Read more »

Unbearable bloating with anything I eat or drink

I have been HIV positive for 29 years and AIDS for 23. All is going pretty good ; just to be here,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A 'Planting and Eating Soybean' Project for People Living With HIV/AIDS in Rural Anhui -- A Pilot Study in China

...months of the assessment, 94 percent consumed soy food at least three times per week and 96 percent ate 100 g each time. After eating soy food, 93 percent felt better; 86 percent reported less illness; 61.3 percent had higher total blood protein... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...wasting in women can start with a loss of fat. What Causes AIDS Wasting? Several factors contribute to AIDS wasting: Low food intake : Low appetite is common with HIV. Also, some AIDS drugs have to be taken with an empty stomach, or with a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...while continuing to breastfeed for up to a year. A recent study showed that it is possible for a newborn to become infected by eating food that is chewed for it by an HIV-infected woman. This practice should be avoided. How Do We Know if a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...HIV-infected blood or semen has been reported to CDC. Furthermore, CDC has received no reports of HIV infection resulting from eating food, including condiments. HIV does not live long outside the body. Even if small amounts of HIV-infected... Read more »
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what to eat for HIV/AIDS person?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Hi all, I understand that I should eat BETTER... But I really don't know what are the good meals/food for HIV/AIDS people? Any anybody share your experience with me? And what kind exercise do you guys do? I feel my body is very senstive Read more »

Just a random thought....

Posted by giaobsession, 3 Replies
...I am going through these Am I Infected posts, and I keep seeing people asking about getting infected from eating the same food as someone who is HIV +, fingering woman of unknown status, even receiving LAP DANCES, and questioning their HIV Read more »

Scared because of blood on food

Posted by overthetop, 3 Replies
...Is it possible to get hiv if you eat food that has wet hiv+ blood on it? Read more »

Negative after 40 days ! Is this valuable ?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hello everyone, I have a negative rapid test after 40 days of exposure ? Is this valuable since I am gonna get married ? Is there any documented case of being poz from sharing foods with the poz one ? Read more »