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Testicular Pain After Drinking Water Worried I Have HIV

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Can I get infected by drinking water out of someone's bottle with HIV if i have cavities?

Please help me- I accidentally drank water out of someone's bottle who has HIV, and i am very worried i got infected because i have cavities in mouth. I have have been readying your forums regarding this issue, but i didn't come across if...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
It doesn't matter if you have cavities.You can not get HIV from sharing a bottle with someone. This is one of the top misconceptions out there (<a... Read more »

Can someone get infected by drinking water that has HIV blood in it ?

My daughter was at the park yesterday and played volleyball with a family that she meet there.... Read more »

Can you get HIV from drinking water mixed with blood?

I was at the gym recently and left my water bottle out in the open. After getting changed, I went... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ethiopian Government Working to Improve Access to Clean Toilets, Safe Water for People Living With HIV

PlusNews examines how a lack of access to clean toilets, safe drinking water, and "information on the prevention of common opportunistic infections means many Ethiopians living with HIV continue to contract easily preventable diseases." The news... 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 diseases that can be spread through... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

In developed countries, HIV transmission from mother-to-child has decreased dramatically by the use of antiretroviral therapy and replacement of breast-feeding with infant formula. In developing countries, short-course zidovudine and nevirapine... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Safe Food and Water

Why should I be careful about food and water? What illnesses caused by germs in food and water do people with HIV commonly get? Do only people with HIV get these illnesses? Are these illnesses the same in people with HIV as in other people? ... Read more »
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Can you get hiv if some vaginal fluid got mixed in a water bottle and you drank it.

Posted by AZT, 4 Replies
I mean would you be able to taste it, and if you couldn't is there any chance of getting hiv from it? Read more »

HIV and drinking

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am so depressed and am drinking large amounts of alcohol. I am at wits end and also have severe back pain.
Is it true that alcohol speeds HIV to AIDS?? Read more »

Worried I could be Infected - HIV hotline wrong?

Posted by ilmo, 1 Reply
Hey all,

So here's my story:

On June 12, I was with a guy. We did not have sex. What we did do was he fingered me with his saliva, our penis heads might have touched, he licked my shaft or something odd like that, and my main concern was my penis... Read more »

HIV WORRIES, PLEASE HELP, DYING OF ANXIETY

Posted by Menka1, 2 Replies
I am new to this forum and I am very impressed with the well informed information and advice on the various posts. I need help very badly to access my hiv risks.

I have 3 worries:

1. I had protected sex (2 condoms) with a CSW. No condom failure... Read more »