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Risks Of Contracting HIV From Blood In Food

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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.

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Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Once again a QTND (question that never dies) arises! And of course the ATNC (answer that never changes) remains unchanged! Two HIV-negative people cannot create HIV out of thin air and transmit it to each other. (See below.) Menstrual blood... Read more »

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How can someone contract HIV? I mean if you have sex with multiple HIV negative people, can you contract it? I dont understand. Can someone get it by having unprotected sex with multiple HIV negative people? I dont understand.
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...relationship. what are my chances of contacted the HIV virus Response from Dr. Frascino Hello, Can two HIV-negative people contract HIV/AIDS from having unprotected anal sex with each other? Astoundingly this has become another QTND (Question... Read more »

Sharing food/blood in saliva?

Hi Dr. Bob,You rock! My best friend has recently been diagnosed as HIV+ and is really doing ok. I'm still digesting this news, but am ok now, too. I have kept the news to myself because it's really no one's business but my friend's. For myself,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and....debate:-)!! My story is that : First i am living in Hongkong!!! I need some more clear explaination why I am worried about getting HIV from sharing FOOD! In HONGKONG or ASIA, people share food mean that you take food from the communal... Read more »

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