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HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Can you get HIV if the person preparing your food got blood on your sandwich and you ate it right away??? This is of great concern to me. Please help me PLEASE! I donate money often...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
HIV is not easily tranmitted through the GI tract...that is eating food. Even the rates with oral sex have been too low to quantify accurately. I would not consider this to be a high risk situation. Best,JoePS I would answer the same even if you... 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"... Read more »

Facts: Food prepared by HIV + persons

My job intails working with the inmate population, I am constantly asked "Canwe get HIV from... Read more »
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HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: Step 6 - Preparing to Start HIV Treatment

Once your health care provider recommends that you begin treatment, it's important to consider how treatment will change your life. Are you ready mentally, as well as physically, to take medications every day? Remember: Most HIV specialists say that... Read more »
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OraSure Preparing to Seek FDA Approval for Nonprescription Sales of OraQuick Oral Rapid HIV Test

Bethlehem, Pa.-based OraSure Technologies during the past year has been preparing to seek FDA approval for nonprescription sales of its OraQuick Advance Rapid HIV 1/2 Antibody Test, the Allentown Morning Call reports. OraSure on Monday... Read more »
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Preparing for Generics: The Push for Affordable HIV Treatment Doesn't End With Patent Expirations

Expiry of Guidelines-Preferred and -Alternative First-Line ARTs The United States is on course for some much-needed economic relief from the crippling cost of HIV treatment, with the anticipated arrival of generic versions of... Read more »
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STEP 5: Preparing to Start HIV Treatment

Once your health care provider recommends that you begin treatment, it's important to consider how treatment will change your life. Are you ready mentally, as well as physically, to take medications every day? Remember: Most HIV specialists say that... Read more »
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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 »

Preparing for treatment

Posted by JimDandyinLO, 3 Replies
I expect to be starting HAART within a few weeks (Dr proposes Epzicom+Reyetaz+Norvir.) Is there anything I can do to prepare myself before I start, and since my numbers aren't so bad (650/15,000), should I try to talk him out of the Norvir, which I... Read more »

How Should I Be Prepare for the Worse?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Last year my wife of 20 years and I went through a very difficult time with our relationship. After months of hurtful words and no physical attention, I decided to accept several sexual offers, primarily unprotected oral from guys. There were also... 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 »