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Seroconverting After Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV

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Help Please, Can I Woo Hoo fr Indonesia or "Late seroconverter"?

Dear Dr. Bob,I read an enquiry regarding to the "late seroconverter" issue. It's mentioned that one of them are individuals on or likely to be on "systemic steroids" for more than a month at a dose equivalent to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'll be brief.1.Whey protein, even with 33 components, is not a "systemic steroid" and will not affect HIV test results.2.Testing HIV negative out to 22 weeks is conclusive and definitive. You are HIV negative. 3.Should you have... Read more »

HIV oral warts from eating shared food?

I have a friend who has genital warts, we went out to eat/drink and she ate some fries then decided... Read more »

(Doubtedly) eating hiv contaminated food and having a gum sore

hello doctor, i am 21 years old and still a virgin. 3 months ago i had launch with one of my mate... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Everyday Heroes -- Long Beach Gay-Friendly Church Makes Sure HIV/AIDS Patients Can Eat

The AIDS Food Store at Christ Chapel of Long Beach, Calif., has operated a free weekly or bimonthly food distribution program for 27 years to help persons with HIV/AIDS. Participants do not have to be church members to receive help. The store... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Three Cases of HIV Transmission to Infants Through Food Pre-Chewed by HIV-Positive Caregivers

One of the oddest presentations at CROI 2008 involved three case reports of HIV transmission to babies when their HIV-infected caregivers pre-chewed the babies' food. I sat down with Dr. Kenneth Dominguez, an epidemiologist at the CDC [U.S. Centers... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Eating Defensively

Bacteria and Food Poisoning "It must have been something I ate!" How many times do people say this following about of nausea, upset stomach, cramps, diarrhea, or vomiting? Indeed, these can be the symptoms of food poisoning -- illness caused by... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Eating for Exercise

1. Food Before Exercise Most importantly, be sure you're well hydrated before exercise. Exercise performance suffers with as little as 2 percent loss of body weight due to dehydration. Drink at least 2 cups of water about 2 hours before exercise.... Read more »
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am i seroconverting??? petrified....

Posted by mobieorly123, 1 Reply
Someone please read and respond.... on the 14th of march sunday i had what would be called a low risk recieving oral sex from a dancer later noticed i had small cut on penis.

That next tuesday I started getting lower stomach cramps followd by alot of... Read more »

Seroconverted on April Fools Day

Posted by AZSouthBay, 4 Replies
I seroconverted on April Fools Day. Even before receiving the news, talking about going to get tested would give me what I just found out is a panic attack- lan overwhelming feeling I'm going to faint and hurl. Of course when receiving the news... Read more »

HIV Through Food?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I was wondering what the odds are of getting HIV through food.

I was eating a crunchwrap from taco bell recently, probably a month ago, when I distinctly tasted iron/blood (which may have been the beef, because I recall having taco bell beef have... Read more »

6 month is rare to seroconvert

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long after a possible exposure should I wait to get tested for HIV?

The tests commonly used to detect HIV infection actually look for antibodies produced by your body to fight HIV. Most people will develop detectable antibodies within 3 months... Read more »