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Ways Hiv Can Be Transmitted Through Food

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Do we contract disease the following way?

I got a forwarded email which said that a woman got AIDS because he ate some food which was cooked by the chef who had AIDS and had a cut in the finger which lead to the infected blood get into the food. That was the so called reason for the woman...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...No, HIV is not transmitted through food. Read more »

Origins of HIV and food

Dear Bob,My name is John and I am writing from Holland. I hope my next question will not sound... Read more »

HIV

Today I chewed a plastic bandage (band-aid) that was found inside my food at restaurant party. My... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...HIV from mosquitoes? Can I get HIV while playing sports? Has HIV been transmitted from body fluids placed in restaurant food? Has CDC discovered a mutated version of HIV that is transmitted through the air? How is HIV passed from... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

...that HIV is not transmitted by casual contact such as: Being a friend to someone who is HIV positive Hugs Dancing Sharing food or drinks Using a shower, bath, or bed used by an HIV-positive person Kissing (between people with no... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pregnancy and HIV

...The World Health Organization advises that mothers should take ART during breastfeeding. After 6 months, they should add other foods while continuing to breastfeed for up to a year. A recent study showed that it is possible for a newborn to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...oral sex. Blood can come from flossing your teeth, or from sores caused by gum disease, or by eating very hot or sharp, pointed food. To infect someone, the virus has to get past the body's defenses. These include skin and saliva. If your skin is... Read more »
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HIV via infected food!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Unprotected sexual intercourse, used syringes, and blood transfusion ..But I have one question: Could HIV transmis via contaminated food ? When I was having lunch in the restaurant, and I went to toilet, left my food uncared, as I went back,... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

HIV In Prisons-MYTHS-Tattooing

Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
...life behind bars and raising questions about why condoms are still so much harder for inmates to get their hands on than junk food, cigarettes and dirty tattoo needles. The Georgia Department of Corrections and the federal Centers for Disease... Read more »

my brother is HIV positive...i have some questions

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...touch anything that he touched because of it. I think that "ohh, maybe I can catch it from that". The other night, we ordered food....I wanted another chicken wing, and he took it out of the bag with his fork.....as much as I wanted it, I... Read more »