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Is it possible to get HIV from food contaminated with sperm?

I have seen some similar questions on this forum but they mostly had to do with HIV-contaminated blood being found in food. My question is: let's say somebody in a restaurant put some relatively fresh, contaminated sperm in your food and then...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiNo need to be anxious, HIV cannot be transmitted this way. Once HIV leaves the body it dies and is unable to infect. So even if someone were to put fluid with HIV in it on something you were to consume it would be dead and unable to harm you.Be... Read more »

CAN I GET HIV FROM CONTAMINATED GEL

I contracted syphilis, gonorrhaea, chlamydia & other bacteria from a contaminated gel during a routine gyn. examination at my doctor earlier this year. Could I been infected with HIV as well? Test at 6 wks negative. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You contracted "syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and other bacteria" from a contaminated gel during a routine gynecology examination????? WHAT????? Sorry sweetie, I don't buy your story. And I would guess you're just trying... Read more »

(Doubtedly) eating hiv contaminated food and having a gum sore

hello doctor, i am 21 years old and still a virgin. 3 months ago i had launch with one of my mate on his home. there was a food item which color is red naturally.i have a gum problem. After that was losing my weight(i used to have hard exercise and...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiHIV transmission does not occur through eating after someone, sharing utensils, shaking hands etc.... There is no risk of HIV transmission through your experience you described. I would continue following up with your health care provider as it... Read more »

Contracting HepC or B or HIV from contamined razor

My college son advised me last night that after his shower, he picked up the wrong razor and began shaving his face and neck and nikking himself (producing blood) all over the place. Our concern is contraction of HepC or B and HIV. What are the...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
If he is up to date with his hep B vaccines then he cant get HBV. The chances of acquiring HCV are low but not zero. However the razor would have to be contaminated with HCV for there to be any risk at all and the same would go for HIV. He should be... Read more »
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GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »

OCD, eye, and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Dear all,
I am 30 years old and suffer from OCD. Contamination fears and everything. Here is what happened last saturday. I was at a laundromat washing my clothes. I went to the bathroom and washed my hands.
I used a lot of soap because of my... Read more »

Could HIV virus survive after normal laundry?

Posted by sushi77, 1 Reply
Hello there,

My pants were contaminated by somebody's blood the day before yesterday. Later, I put that pants into the laundry machine with some other clothes . I washed them in normal washing cycle (cold water cycle with normal detergent), and dried... Read more »