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Ways Hiv Can Be Transmitted Through Food

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prechewed Infant Food May Transmit AIDS Virus

A new medical report offers evidence of infants being infected with HIV by eating premasticated food chewed by HIV-positive caregivers. Prechewing food for infants, usually during the weaning period, has been documented in various parts of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Can Be Transmitted Through Pre-Chewed Food, Researchers Say

HIV can be transmitted to infants through food that is pre-chewed by an HIV-positive parent or caregiver, CDC researchers said Wednesday at the 15th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston, the New York Times reports.... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health: How HIV Is Transmitted to a Baby

Some Terms Used in This Section in utero is within the uterus or womb before the start of labour Intrapartum means occurring during delivery (labour or child birth). Placenta is a temporary organ that develops in pregnancy and joins the... Read more »
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can hiv be transmitted this way

i know that hiv can not be transmitted through salivia but i was wondering what the chances might be of transmission if someone who is hiv positive spit that may contain traces of blood and they accidentally spit in your eye while talking. and...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
My field is benefits. You need to ask one of the doctors or nurses on this panel that question.... Read more »

can HIV be transmitted this way

Can you be at risk for having HIV if you were to consume urine from a public restroom urinal?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Urine that does not contain visible blood is not considered a risk for HIV transmission. By the way how does one consume urine from a public restroom urinal??? On second thought never mind. I don't really want to know.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Is hiv transmitted by urine this way?

This is probley one of the stupidest questions but I need to ask. Can you get hiv thru wiping with toilet paper with urine on it? Example- the toilet paper dampened by falling in the toilet bowel. I had an experience where I wiped with this damp...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are no stupid questions.There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted through urine. The urine of infected people contains antibodies to HIV, but no virus has been isolated in urine. It is also unlikely that HIV would survive in the... Read more »

New way to transmit HIV?

Dr Remien,Please, please help. What are the chances of getting HIV after fingering a person's anus that had a perianal abcess then that finger coming into a brief contact with my tongue? We were taking all other precuations - no direct...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
To the best of my knowledge, transmission of HIV via oral contact is essentially minimal. Risk of other infections from this type of ativity is higher. Don't go on worrying on your own and don't seek a diagnosis via the Internet. See a... Read more »
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Can HIV be transmitted this way?

Posted by jacob123, 2 Replies
I know ive asked a similar question but it still paranoids me. Lets say a s small amount of HIV+ blood went in the water(not visible). Then 10 minutes later, someone drinks that water. What are the chances of catching HIV? Because i was playing... Read more »

HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear Experts,

I have some trouble, I need your help.

Although you establish that HIV could transmit in three ways: Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question:

Could HIV transmis via contaminated food... Read more »

Can HIV be transmitted via a nitrous balloon?

Posted by vanessa1013, 3 Replies
Hi there,

Thank you in advance for reading...

I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. Read more »

Can semen be vaporized and can you get HIV this way ?

Posted by blabla, 1 Reply
Was in a gay sauna - walked into a dry sauna room and masturbated with a couple of guys, without doing anything oral/anal and everybody just ejaculated into towel. However, immediately afterwards, I seemed to get the taste of semen in my... Read more »