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Hiv And Sharing Glass

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HIV risk from sharing glasses from an HIV positive with mouth ulcer

Hi Mr. Cordova,I am Monirath from Cambodia. I have a brother who is HIV positive but recently started on anti-retroviral drug. In one event, he developed some mouth ulcer but not really actively bleeding but I am not sure. Then one day, he drank...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi Monirath.Thanks for writing in. HIV is not transmitted this way. The virus starts to die the moment it leaves the human body. In most cases, within a minutes time it becomes unable to infect another person. Two hours later the virus would have... Read more »

How long can HIV survive in cold water? Is sharing a glass risky?

So i was playing basketball, and i drank from this random guy's water bottle( cold water).... Read more »

If I drink a glass of water that had blood in it, will i get infected with HIV virus?

I was playing basketball alone in this park. I found a wonderful family playing so i decided to... Read more »
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A Glass Half Full: Cancer Risk for People Living With HIV

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Pushing the Glass Ceiling: Life, Liberty and Justice for HIV+ Women

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a considerable amount of HIV blood in a glass

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am wondering if 20-30 ml of wet HIV-infected blood remained in a glass for more than twelve hours, will the blood be still infectious even if it is still wet after that 12 hours?? Read more »

HIV Risk - Blood in Eye & Glass Cut

Posted by pupiz, 2 Replies
Hi, all. Please let me know if I am at risk for HIV from these to encounters. I was in Canada on vacation a couple of weeks ago and we left at about in the morning and came back at about 3:00pm. When we left the maid was cleaning the suite beside... Read more »

For friend: broken glass in foot

Posted by grcboy28
Hi there,
I talked to a girl friend of mine about this wonderful site and now she's concerned about her risk status about and incident at a bar a couple years back.
Apparently there was a bar fight in which some guys were hitting each other with beer... Read more »

A little glass of half full for the worriers

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
So I've been observing some downright meanness on the board lately. Granted, there are alot of scared hypochondriacs out there...however, I was one of them at one time. A little gentle encouragement goes a long way. Enough said.
Now...for the cheery,... Read more »