Hiv From Drinking From Same Glass

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Chipped drinking glass at bar (please answer, OCD is OOC!)

Hello Dr. Bob,I'm begging you to tell me i'm being absurd and to chill me out... I ordered a drink at gay bar yesterday. Midway thru the drink, I took a sip and noticed a chip on the rim of the glass. It was a small chip and wasnt terribly sharp....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...OOC-OCDer,No need to beg. I'm more than happy to tell you that you're being a complete fluffernutter to worry about a chipped bar glass! Yep, totally looney tunes. There, feel better? Yeah, I knew you would.Dr. Bob Read more »

Catching via drinking

My friends son is Hiv+If he drinks a glass of water and I drink from the same glass after swilling... Read more »

Dr, please answer my concern?

Dr. Brian, my close friend has tested HIV positive recently. I used to drink immediately right... Read more »
The Body

HIV News & Views, July 29, 2009

...TREATMENT & HEALTH ISSUES   Alcoholism and HIV Make a Brain-Damaging Duo, Study Says For most people with HIV, drinking a glass of wine with dinner isn't likely to cause a major health problem. But for HIVers who drink heavily, it's a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

AIDS Myths and Misunderstandings

... Why Are There so Many AIDS Myths? Myths About "Catching" HIV Myths About a Cure AIDS Is a Death Sentence The Government Developed AIDS to Reduce Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Releases Report on HIV Stigma and Discrimination in Advance of World AIDS Day

...Foundation report shows that the percentage of people who incorrectly believe that HIV can be transmitted by sharing a drinkingglass is actually higher now than in 1987, and the percentage of people who incorrectly believe that transmission can... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...found to be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A... Read more »
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i know this sounds silly, but i need an answer

Posted by rock_on, 1 Reply
...may have passed it on to her. i have been staying in the family home all week and used the toilet, bath and she drank out of a glass i had drank from when i had open sores on my lips. i was pretty sure you cannot contract hiv this way..... im... Read more »

Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
...alot of fun and I had a very good time but I remember after a few drinks, starting to drink out of random people's beers, once drinking directly out of a random bottle. i also poured out some people's unfinished drinks into my glass to drink with... Read more »

Please answer.

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...If I touch some part of the body of an hiv+ person, or shakes her/his hands or hug her/him and I didnt see any visible blood or notice any blood, can I get infected because Read more »

RE: Friend In Need of Advice!

Posted by elisa101, 1 Reply
...Hi, A quick one, my friend went out drinking with a couple of friends in a karaoke. His problem is that he had just extracted his tooth, a couple of days later, he was out Read more »
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