Risk Of AIDS Transmission From Sharing A Drink
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesPeter,No one has been infected by sharing a drink with an HIV positive person. Water will not kill HIV, but that really isn't the issue here. HIV is just not spread by casual contact. There have been several studies that examine the risk of... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHiYou cannot get HIV from sharing drinks, utensils, casual contact etc. If the person prior to you drank out of the same can there would have to be significant amount of blood on the can (visible to your eyes) and you would have to have an open cut... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello,Your boyfriend's table manners may not be the best, but he's certainly not at risk of either contracting or transmitting HIV via casual contact, such as sharing utensils, glasses or a half-eaten batch of Matzoh Balls Ranchero! See... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Asian fan,Neither ELISA testing nor WOO-HOOing is needed in this situation, as there really is no significant HIV risk. However, what is needed is a few more glasses around the house, don't you think?Stay well.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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Posted by arjun, 3 RepliesDear Doctor,
I can understand HIV will not transmit in this way, but put my mind at rest I am asking this question.
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Had a massage, full oil on my body So, the person wiped... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHello.
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »
Posted by grcboy77, 1 ReplyHi,
Recently I rubbed a girl of unknown HIV status through her jeans. It felt a little damp. About 5 minutes later I thoughtlessly picked a pimple which bled. What is my HIV risk? Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesthis may sound stupid, but what are the risks of getting hiv by taking a drag of a cigarette from someone who is positive? i let someone take a drag off my cigarette and found out later he is positive.
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