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Risk Of HIV Transmission From Sharing A Drink

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sharing needles & risk of hep/hiv

i used to inject heroin and in the past i have shared needles on many occasions. i do know that it is possible to catch hiv/hep c and i'm afraid i might have caught something. is there anywhere i can go for tests without my own gp knowing. i live...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You can call your local chapter of your public health department and they would be able to refer to anonymous testing.Dr. McGovern Read more »

sharing a beer with a +ve person

my friend is positive occasionaly he takes a sip out of a drink of mine. i dont say anything as i... Read more »

sharing food risk during chemo

Dear Dr. Bob,I've just finished four cycles of chemotherapy and am currently in cancer remission! I... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...how effective this method really is in reducing transmission. It is best to use fresh needles each time. This eliminates any risk of infection. Many cities offer free needle exchange programs. Tattoos or body piercings should always be done by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...injecting drugs? Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases? Are health care workers at risk of getting HIV on the job? Are patients in a health care setting at risk of getting HIV? Have people been... Read more »
The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...women who consider themselves lesbians occasionally have sex with men, and can get infected that way. Lesbians who use drugs and share needles can get HIV from a needle that has been used by someone who is HIV positive. The myth: "HIV... Read more »
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Important: Share YOUR take on Living With HIV.

Posted by BrokenWingedBird, 2 Replies
...if you wish. http://www.worldaidsday.org/ The exact page for telling your own story is at: http://www.worldaidsday.org/Share-your-story.aspx Writing your view of "Living with HIV" could help change important policies. Best Wishes. BWB. Read more »

Transmission Risk?

Posted by grcboy77, 1 Reply
...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 »

Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...My boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were wondering if HIV can pass threw sharing the same shaving razors. The concern is obviously that if he nicks himself while shaving his face and gets blood on the razor, Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
...some red blot on the roll. When I got home, the fear was gradually getting controlled over me. I have been worried over the risk of catching HIV from using that toilet paper. I am afraid that someone who used the roll before me may have pour... Read more »