What Foods Can't Hiv Positive People Eat

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HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Can you get HIV if the person preparing your food got blood on your sandwich and you ate it right away??? This is of great concern to me. Please help me PLEASE! I donate money often
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV is not easily tranmitted through the GI tract...that is eating food. Even the rates with oral sex have been too low to quantify accurately. I would not consider this to be a high risk situation. Read more »

FOLLOW UP HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person

Thank you for responding to my question "HIV SPREAD FROM FOOD PREPARED BY HIV+ person" yesterday. I... Read more »

Facts: Food prepared by HIV + persons

My job intails working with the inmate population, I am constantly asked "Canwe get HIV from the... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rising Food Prices in Ethiopia Dangerous for People Living With HIV/AIDS, IRIN/ Plus News Reports

... Food prices in Ethiopia, which have risen by 40% in the past year as a result of drought and the global food crisis, are having a Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Burundi's Food Shortages Create Challenges for People Living With HIV/AIDS

...provides support to 3,200 Burundi families -- said, "At our center, we try to provide support to the entire family, because the person with HIV is not the only one facing food shortages. If it is an HIV-positive woman, she will usually feed her... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Ambassador Pledges Support to Congolese NGO That Provides Food Security to People Living With HIV/AIDS

... Myriam Makeba, ambassador to the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization , recently vowed to support the efforts of Congolese charity Alpi, which provides food security Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Guardian Examines How Uganda's Drought, Food Shortages Affect HIV-Positive People

...this region' and to give priority to people ... living with HIV/AIDS." The article also reports on how one woman in Uganda is personally affected by the situation (Malinga/Ford, 10/21). Back to other news for October 2009 Search the... Read more »
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