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Foods To Eat While Infected With Hiv Virus

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HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and another major infectionsuch as Hep C, they are co-infected. HIV is a virusthat attacks the immune system, killing the CD4+cells that help the body fight off...
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HIV Infected food (OCD related)

First off, thanks for the excellent website. There is so much helpful information about the virus and its prevention. Great job everyone!Let me preface my question by saying that I have OCD and have had several hypochondria related fears for the...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm glad to hear that you have decided to seek therapy and yes I concur with all of the information that you have seen and read that there is zero risk in what you have experienced.Getting therapy hopefully will be able to help you put this... 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 prepared my sanswich.After i ate the sandwich I began wondering some of the mucous of the sandwich preparer may have gotten on my food just before I ate...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There is no evidence that people get infected with HIV by having their food prepared by HIV positive people. HIV is not an airborne virus, so the risk for infection (even if your food preparer was HIV infected) is nonexistent. See "Can I get... Read more »

Food i can eat to increase CD4

Hi Nelson, my CD4 has dropped from 350 to 232 but viral load is undetectable.Is there food i can eat to try to increase it or any vitamins i can take? please advise. thanks Cha...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
CD4 cells fluctuate sometimes with no apparent reason while HIV viral load is still controlled. Some other times, their decrease may indicate high stress levels, poor lifestyle choices, and potential co-infections like sexually transmitted... Read more »

How long life of hiv virus in air ,food particles?

I have eat one peace of apple from other person.i think if who hands are cut and any risk of hiv....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo risk of HIV transmission from eating after someone, sharing utensils, drinking after someone etc. HIV transmission occurs when there is a direct exchange of body fluid this mainly occurring through unprotected vaginal and/or anal sex, sharing... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

Gallo's New Virus

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c 2001 by satirist Marcel Girodian

FAMED AIDS SCIENTIST DISCOVERS NEW VIRUS

By Gina Kolada
The New York Times

Washington D.C. (December 17)--Dr. Robert Gallo, discoverer of the AIDS virus, stunned the scientific community today with the discovery of a... Read more »