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Sharing A Drink Do I Need To Get Tested For HIV

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Sharing drink with gum-diseased HIV + guy

Dear Dr. Bob, Is there a risk drinking from the same glass with gum-diseased hiv + people ? Is it needed to have 3 months elisa testing after the exposure? or just woohooing ? Thank you.Asian fans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello 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 »

Sharing drink after an hiv person.

Last week i was at disco with a friend of mine. WE shared drinks for all the night. The day after i... Read more »

Sharing drinks having a small cut in the tongue

I know there are many questions which are similar to this but I still need some clarifications. I... Read more »
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HIV Risk in Sharing Soap (Masterbuted with the same soap)

Posted by arjun, 3 Replies
Dear Doctor,

I can understand HIV will not transmit in this way, but put my mind at rest I am asking this question.

I have severe back pain, so went for Ayurvedic Massage (Professional).

Had a massage, full oil on my body So, the person wiped... Read more »

I need to be shared by everyone

Posted by PeaceP, 3 Replies
I am positive. It s very terrible thing that I never ever imagine in my life. I dont know what i should do now. I do not believe much in the treatment in my country, Viet Nam. But I know a thing that I have to do anything to last my life for longest... Read more »

My First Labs: Please Share Your Thoughts

Posted by Anonymous
This site has helped me so much. Please help me work through the following. Those of you who dont mind so many questions. This is all new to me:

I recently tested positive for HIV and I believe the seroconversion happened within a year. I recently... Read more »

My story that I thought I should share.

Posted by radar, 3 Replies
I have to admit that I never thought I would live this long. When I was told that I was HIV+ the life expectancy was only 2 1/2 yrs. I blew past that long ago.

Sometimes I wonder why I'm still here. I have watched a lot of friends and even a cousin... Read more »