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Hepatitis Food Poisoning

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Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including prescription medications), or poisons can also cause hepatitis. So can opportunistic infections such as Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC, see Fact Sheet 514 ) or Cytomegalovirus (CMV, see Fact Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy....
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food served shortly after it gets poisoned with semen

If one were to greatly anger the workers and manager of a restaurant and they performed a circle jerk onto one's food SHORTLY BEFORE SERVING IT, could one get HIV?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're wondering about the manager and workers' circle jerking onto your happy meal shortly before serving it??? Dude, tell me you're kidding. Please tell me you're kidding. (Does the restaurant happen to be named... Read more »

food poisoning and viral load

Hello Dr. Mark, I recently opened a new jar of spaghetti sauce and consumed about half before nap time. I was unable to sleep due to a queasy stomach and vomited a few hours later. I also had to leave work for a few hours later that night but...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
That's a good question. No data. If your viral load was <50, it is unlikely, given other infections have only shown increases in viral load in those folks whose viral load was detectable.MH... Read more »

how risky of sharing food with hepatitis b positive?

hello! how dangerous of sharing food with hepatitis B positive? because i have friend we eat together and we share food he was hep b positive.. i just worried if her food is contaminated with hes blood. because sometimes he shared he food to us how...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Unlike hepatitis A, hepatitis B is not spread through food or sharing of food or utensils. I would not share razors or toothbrushes that could be contaminated with blood.... Read more »

Hepatitis B and Food Handling

If a student has Hepatitis B, is it proper not to accept them in a tourism and hospitality program study? The reason for non acceptance is that food preparation subjects and food service subjects are included in the curriculum of the said program...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I don't see how a person with chronic HBV would be a risk.A person with acute hepatitis A should not work with food however. Perhaps this is the source of confusion.... Read more »
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Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Searching for some info here I became aware about the possibility of being infected with other things apart from HIV. I have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites.

What are the possibilities of being infected with... Read more »

spit on eyes and mouth with saliva and black colour blood by an organophosphate poisoning patient

Posted by drsumit, 1 Reply
Respected sir,while working in the emergency department a patient came with organophosphate poisoning with hypersalivation and disoriented while i was inserting ryle's tube he strongly coughed and spit on me with saliva stainned with black colour... Read more »

Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference 12/6 in Boston

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference in Boston, on December 6



The Food, Nutrition, and HIV Conference is a day-long event for HIV-positive persons and front-line service providers.

It is organized by the AIDS Action Committee's HIV Health Institute.



Th... Read more »

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 »