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Risks Of Contracting AIDS From Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...transmitted from body fluids placed in restaurant food? No incident of food being contaminated with HIV-infected blood or semen has been reported to CDC. Furthermore, CDC has received no reports of HIV infection resulting from eating food, including condiments. HIV does not live long outside the body. Even if small amounts of HIV-infected blood or semen was consumed, exposure to the air, heat from cooking, and stomach acid would destroy the...
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HIV/AIDS (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2010)

Can two HIV negative men develop HIV/AIDS from having unprotected sex with each other?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...person was infected by a household member, relative, coworker, or friend through casual or everyday contact such as sharing eating utensils or bathroom facilities, or through hugging or kissing. (Most scientists agree that while HIV transmission... Read more »

How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...person was infected by a household member, relative, coworker, or friend through casual or everyday contact such as sharing eating utensils or bathroom facilities, or through hugging or kissing. (Most scientists agree that while HIV transmission... Read more »

A.I.D.S. in my dog

If my dog eats vomit of a person that has A.i.D.S. can they contract the virus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your dog eats vomit? Ick!Despite this nasty habit, your little Toto cannot contract HIV/AIDS. Period. Remember, the "H" in HIV stands for "Human" as in Human Immunodeficiency Virus.Dr. Bob Read more »

Risks of unprotected anal sex (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009)

With a negative testing couple, are there any risks of unprotected anal sex? For example, the semen in her rectum or possibly mixing with her blood? Once again, negative testing couple that has only had sex with each other.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...person was infected by a household member, relative, coworker, or friend through casual or everyday contact such as sharing eating utensils or bathroom facilities, or through hugging or kissing. (Most scientists agree that while HIV transmission... Read more »
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AIDS Foundation of Chicago

The Faith in Prevention Training Manual: Tools for Your HIV/AIDS Ministry

...can be spread if someone sneezes in the room. True or False. People who are known to have HIV or AIDS should have separate eating utensils, and probably their own bathroom to avoid further transmission. Name several ways in which HIV can be... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...difficult-to-treat herpes breakouts than HIV-negative women. Studies have found that, in HIV-positive people who also have herpes, just treating HIV does not necessarily lessen the number or severity of herpes outbreaks. Herpes can be treated... Read more »
amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research

Basic Facts About HIV/AIDS

...person was infected by a household member, relative, co-worker, or friend through casual or everyday contact such as sharing eating utensils or bathroom facilities, or through hugging or kissing. (Most scientists agree that while HIV transmission... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...HIV drugs can impact the levels of birthcontrol pills. HIV+ women should be treated by health care providers with experiencetreating women with HIV. Tell your health care providers about all othermedical conditions you have and medications you... Read more »
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Newly Diagnosed!!!

Posted by BeerMe30, 4 Replies
...truly negative...not sure how I will deal with it if she is positive. I have had scares in the past, so I randomly give myself HIV test, this time I came back poisitive. I am sure my numbers have changed in the past weeks. I am still waiting... Read more »

my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...last year (april), my brother was diagnosed with HIV...it litterally tore our family apart. i will never forget the day i found out, it was one of the worst days of my life. when Read more »

Just a random thought....

Posted by giaobsession, 3 Replies
...I am going through these Am I Infected posts, and I keep seeing people asking about getting infected from eating the same food as someone who is HIV +, fingering woman of unknown status, even receiving LAP DANCES, and questioning their HIV Read more »

AIDS project--anyone willing to help?!

Posted by grapefruit, 4 Replies
...Hello everyone, I'm a university student and taking a course in understanding HIV, and my final project is to interview someone with AIDS. I did happen to find 2 people in my area, but an interview with them Read more »