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Should One Be Tested For Hiv After Drinking Water

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Flu Season and Living With HIV

...complications from the flu: children six months to six years old; pregnant women or women who are planning a pregnancy during flu season; people with chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, asthma, heart disease and HIV/AIDS; people 50 years and older; people who live, work or volunteer in health care facilities; and people with close contact with someone in a high-risk group. Some people are not recommended to get a flu...
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Still worried..

Hi, Dr. DeJesus. I promise this is the last time I will ask you a question.I wrote to you before and you have answered to me about the body temperature elevations and fluids. I really appreciate yout time. However I still have further questions that...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...have a negative HIV test, then your illness back then was not likely to be related to HIV. You CANNOT dilute your blood by drinking water and make the HIV test negative! If you have doubts, get another HIV test, but I personally do not think it... Read more »

Blood in drinking water

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for being around to assist. I had this rather unusual encounter, I was with some friends cum strangers in a party. We were chatting when one stranger who was drinking water at that point in time suddenly burst into laughter. I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Do you worry about getting struck by a lightning bolt even though it's a wonderful sunny day? Are you concerned that a giant meteor might come crashing through your bedroom ceiling while you are sleeping? If the answer is no, then you... Read more »

Paranoid Brother

Dr. Frascino:Please forgive me. I know I am a coward. I do not know why I cannot face this situation w/ strength and courage. I donated and emailed you recently and you told me "Relax, Max..." But I can't. I know I need to get tested. Started dating...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...archives and you'll find gazillions of folks so terrified of getting an HIV test that they are literally paralyzed by their fears. HIV/AIDS, because of all the stigma, misinformation, hysteria and discrimination that have been so prevalent since... Read more »

Drinking water from a bottle of an HIV Person?

Can you get HIV from drinking water from a bottle of an HIV infected person?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Is Drinking Water in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, Safe for Infant Formula?

...each household. The median age of the caretakers was 27 years. Forty- nine (41 percent) caretakers had no formal education. Drinking water was typically collected from the municipal system by a family member and was stored in 99 (83 percent) of... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Is drinking water sold in vending machines safe for people with HIV?

...Medicare policy may apply to these benefits. In order for Medicare to cover these benefits, a doctor must prescribe blood glucose testing supplies to you and document how often you need to test on the prescription. Your Medicare policy may... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

IRIN/ PlusNews Examines Efforts to Increase Access to Safe Drinking Water Among HIV-Positive People in Sudan

... IRIN/ PlusNews on Monday examined efforts to increase access to safe drinking water among HIV-positive people living in Sudan. According to IRIN/ PlusNews , people living with HIV are especially vulnerable to Read more »
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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...Cytokines . Prevention It is difficult to avoid contact with MAC bacteria, but there are some ways to reduce the risk. Boil drinking water. MAC bacteria are found in most water systems, hospital water supplies and bottled water. Do not... Read more »
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Breast Sucking

Posted by ryan2, 3 Replies
...could suck on it and i did ,suck it 4 times and she pulled away,then i teasted somthing on my tonge .i said goodby and drove off drinking water and spitting it out 3 weeks later texts book symptoms major Flu(sour throat ,head... Read more »

Acute signs?

Posted by 559guy, 2 Replies
...about 3 weeks. Im constantly itching especially my armpits. and im still having problems with my throat where i need to be drinking water constanly. How long should i wait to be tested again? I understand there are different ways to be tested... Read more »

Muscle Twitches

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...infection? Does peripheral neuropathy ever present itself in this way in HIV recently infected individuals? I plan to get tested in 3 weeks but am freaking out due to the sudden onset of these persistant (been around at least 2 weeks) symptoms!... Read more »

Dentist Appt - Could it happen?

Posted by whatthe, 2 Replies
...looking to see what you guys think? I've really started to worry about this now and am going to try and look into some anymous testing in my area this week. Could I be worrying for nothing? I've got small kids and I just can;t imagine what I... Read more »