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Sharing A Drink Scared I Have HIV

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HIV through sharing food/drinks/etc?

Hi. Last week I went to my boyfriend's graduation, and so, I went to dinner with his family. His father is HIV+. During the dinners, my boyfriend began to take food from his father's plate (which I guess may have had contact with the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your boyfriend's table manners may not be the best, but he's certainly not at risk of either contracting or transmitting HIV via casual contact, such as sharing utensils, glasses or a half-eaten batch of Matzoh Balls Ranchero! See... Read more »

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... Read more »
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Please read and share thoughts and advice, i'm very scared

Posted by marky87, 1 Reply
ok so I am very scared. Please no sarcasm about what I am worried about. I am a 23 year old male. Very healthy and active guy. I am in combat sports and I am tested regularly. However I haven't even had sex in quite some time. I was tested in... Read more »

Could I catch HIV from sharing infected toilet pap

Posted by blackwinterday, 1 Reply
Dear Expert,

I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you!

I am scared over the incident told below!

Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always... Read more »

Sharing my status with a HIV- person

Posted by LadyReign
Today I would like to talk about something that happened to me.

First of all, I don't consider myself the type of guy that goes online to look for sex, but something happened that one night in particular that made me do it. I was feeling kind of sad... Read more »

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 »