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Is There A Food I Can Eat To Cure Hiv

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pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently HIV mothers/fathers passed it to their infant babies through chewing food for them. How is this possible? I understand that passing the virus while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Relax Max! Your worries are unwarranted. The HIV-transmission risk via pre-chewed food was noted only in infants with immature immune systems, and there may well have been extenuating Read more »

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... Read more »

Hiv Breastmilk in food

Can you get HIV from someone who has used there breastmilk to make food with and to pass out to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Food Shortages Pose Obstacles to HIV/AIDS Treatment in Haiti

... Many HIV-positive people in Haiti face challenges in adhering to their antiretroviral drug regimens because of a lack of food throughout Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Officials Call on HIV/AIDS Network in Botswana to Partner With Agriculture Ministry to Address Food Insecurity

... Officials at a recent seminar in Botswana's capital of Gaborone called on the Botswana Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS to partner with the Ministry of Agriculture to address food insufficiency, which hinders the country's fight against Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Burundi's Food Shortages Create Challenges for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... People living with HIV/AIDS in Burundi often face the additional challenge of fighting the disease without proper nutrition because of a widespread 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 »
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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 »

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 »

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 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 »