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Is It Possible To Get HIV From Drinking After Someone

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Concerned about symptoms and possible exposure after drinking too much

Dear Dr. Fawcett,I recently was very drunk and may have made a bad decision in terms of drugs. I have never used IV drugs before, however the next morning after imbibing a very unhealthy amount, I woke up with a bump on my arm that was round, red...
David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Response from David Fawcett, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

South Florida Center for Counseling and Therapy
Thanks for writing. The symptoms you describe are consistent with HIV, although usually with the acute phase which occurs 2 to 4 weeks after infection. They have been known to develop later, so you should continue to be followed. Fungal... Read more »

HIV from a drink!?? (COFFEE and HIV, 2011)

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HIV from drinking blood from a water fountain?

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Is beers drinking like PEP?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could it possible that alcohol drinking is like PEP? Could it delay seroconversion to drink beers every night? If so, should HIV+ people drink beers until the virus is dead in their bodies? Maybe I have the cure for HIV? BEERS DRINKING? Thank you... Read more »

Possible HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a very brief oral sex encounter with a stripper at a golf tournament involving drinking a shot of alocohol on her vaginal area. I tested negative at 47 days after exposure. However, I have been having night sweats and dry mouth for about 4... Read more »

Just Diagnosed with HPV...possible link to HIV?

Posted by am2394, 3 Replies
Hi all,
I had a possible HIV exposure in late July...i am a 21 year old female. I had unprotected sex with the friend of a friend. he did not ejaculate inside me. i have no reason to think he is HIV+, but he is the first person i have ever been... Read more »

Possible exposure

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 3 Replies
Last night, I had been drinking with some friends. I was on my way home when I picked up a random girl off the street. We engaged in protected intercourse however, the condom ended up breaking. Her HIV status is unknown but I asked her and she said... Read more »