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hiv and food

I nicked my finger and a spot of blood fell into a simmering sauce, i am unsure of my hiv status but have only done mutual masterbation as a risk i think. Would the simmering sauce have killed any virus as it was consumed afterwards.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...seasoned your marinara sauce with blood? Hmm. Who did you invite to dinner? Dracula? The cast of HBO's True Blood? Lestat? The HIV risk is nonexistent.Mutual masturbation is not considered a risk for HIV transmission.Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV in my food.

Hi Dr Bob. Last night i was in a restuarant and there were red/black marks in my macaroni cheese. ... 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 »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Baltimore Sun Examines Effects of Lesotho's HIV/AIDS Epidemic on Farming, Food Production

... The Baltimore Sun on Sunday examined the effects of drought, HIV/AIDS and cultural factors on farming and food production in Lesotho, where 70% of the population depends on agriculture for its Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rising Food Prices Could Affect Those With HIV/AIDS, Increase Number of Women Entering Commercial Sex Trade, U.N. Officials Say

...officials on Monday at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City discussed how rising food prices could affect HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. The United Nations said that climbing food prices -- due to increased use of biofuels, a... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Food Insecurity, Malnutrition and HIV/AIDS Treatment: A Global Perspective

...there is decreased or no adult labor in HIV/AIDS affected households. These households have less capacity to produce or purchase foods and have higher medical costs. In addition, children often stop their schooling to work, or simply because the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Food Program Asks for $404 Million to Mitigate Food Shortages, Effects of HIV/AIDS on Food Production in Southern Africa

...three years to provide food relief in Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zambia and mitigate the effects of the region's HIV/AIDS epidemic on food production, Reuters reports. Some experts said that food shortages in the region are... Read more »
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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 »

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 Read more »

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 »