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Hiv Can Transmit Through Food

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pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently HIV mothers/fathers passed it to their infant babies through chewing food for them. How is this possible? I understand that passing the virus while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max! Your worries are unwarranted. The HIV-transmission risk via pre-chewed food was noted only in infants with immature immune systems, and there may well have been extenuating Read more »

Origins of HIV and food

Dear Bob,My name is John and I am writing from Holland. I hope my next question will not sound... Read more »

FOLLOW UP HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Thank you for responding to my question "HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person" yesterday. I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Can Be Transmitted Through Pre-Chewed Food, Researchers Say

... HIV can be transmitted to infants through food that is pre-chewed by an HIV-positive parent or caregiver, CDC researchers said Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Food Shortages Pose Obstacles to HIV/AIDS Treatment in Haiti

... Many HIV-positive people in Haiti face challenges in adhering to their antiretroviral drug regimens because of a lack of food throughout Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Officials Call on HIV/AIDS Network in Botswana to Partner With Agriculture Ministry to Address Food Insecurity

... Officials at a recent seminar in Botswana's capital of Gaborone called on the Botswana Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS to partner with the Ministry of Agriculture to address food insufficiency, which hinders the country's fight against Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Burundi's Food Shortages Create Challenges for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... People living with HIV/AIDS in Burundi often face the additional challenge of fighting the disease without proper nutrition because of a widespread 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: 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 Read more »

Negative after 40 days ! Is this valuable ?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...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 »

HIV from food?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just ate a macaroni salad at a restaurant and I've eaten it before but this time it had something that tasted weird, kind of sweet, or more like sweet and sour. I don't know if it was a vegetable or if it could be something else, like semen or... Read more »