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Eating Raw Food When You Have Hiv

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Ask the Experts

can I eat raw garlic

I m HIV positive and my cd 4 count is still 600 it okay if I eat raw garlic everyday,3 cloves a day?...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-As long as your partner/friends/family don't mind your breath, eating raw garlic is just fine. Take care,LHW... Read more »

Eating raw meat

Hi I've been HIV+ for about 4 years. I'm currently taking Atripla, have an undetectable... Read more »

Raw Diet and HIV

Have there been any studies that have looked at the effects of a Raw Diet (nothing prepared over... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Everyday Heroes -- Long Beach Gay-Friendly Church Makes Sure HIV/AIDS Patients Can Eat

The AIDS Food Store at Christ Chapel of Long Beach, Calif., has operated a free weekly or bimonthly food distribution program for 27 years to help persons with HIV/AIDS. Participants do not have to be church members to receive help. The store... Read more »
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HIV Through Food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I was wondering what the odds are of getting HIV through food.

I was eating a crunchwrap from taco bell recently, probably a month ago, when I distinctly tasted iron/blood (which may have been the beef, because I recall having taco bell beef have... Read more »

My fiance is getting a raw deal because he is poz

Posted by lilwolf, 1 Reply
Lewis County, WA has my fiance in their grasp all because he has AIDS, and he makes no secret of it. He is accused of molesting my 8 yr old daughter. My fiance has a squeaky clean criminal record, and is a NAVY veteren with a exemploray record.
My... Read more »

Oral Sex Lots of Grinding that created raw spot

Posted by Panic, 2 Replies
Hello,

About 4 weeks ago I was at a strip joint. I had a private dance with a lot of grinding. The girl also inserted my penis in her mouth a couple of times. I noticed the next day a raw spot on my penis. I went into a panic. About 2 weeks... Read more »

raw sex

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
what would the life expectancy of a poz person having raw sex be

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