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What Is The Chance Of Getting Herpes From Drinking From The Same Cup

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Please Help-Transmission by sharing drinking water cup

Dear Mr. Kull,I am very much worried about this incidence, your advice will be very much helpful.Recently I happened to drink water from a cup, that is used by a few people, at a party. is there a chance of hiv transmission, If there is any blood...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Peter,No one has been infected by sharing a drink with an HIV positive person. Water will not kill HIV, but that really isn't the issue here. HIV is just not spread by casual contact. There have been several studies that examine the risk of... Read more »

Chances of getting genital herpes from cunningiligus, analingus and fingering

Hello Doctor Frascino, I would first like to truly applaud you for everything you have done for so... Read more »

Drinking out of the same cup

Can you catch Hepitis c or HIV by drinking out of the same cup as someone who is?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS and HIV Warning to South Africa World Cup Fans

British charities concerned with sexual health are warning English fans attending the World Cup in South Africa about risky sexual behavior. According to Avert, an AIDS charity based in Horsham, West Sussex, an estimated 5.7 million people were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: AIDS Activists Use World Cup to Spread Their Message

Organizations, celebrities, and activists plan to use the World Cup in South Africa to help spread the message of HIV prevention. Activities will include testing at stadium parking lots, giving out condoms, and raising awareness about safe sex. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

World Cup Campaign to Build Centers to Provide HIV/AIDS Education, Other Services to At-Risk African Youth

Authorities in South Africa have begun construction of one of the 20 planned Football for Hope centers in Africa -- part of a 2010 World Cup campaign called "20 Centers for 2010" aimed at reducing the prevalence of HIV/AIDS, poverty and crime in... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

PSI Airs Condom TV Ads With HIV Prevention Message During World Cup Broadcasts in Myanmar, PRI's "The World" Reports

PRI's "The World " -- a production of BBC World Service , PRI and WGBH Boston -- on Friday included an interview with Sam Connor, marketing director for Population Services International in Myanmar, where the organization aired television... Read more »
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Chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis

Posted by Antre, 1 Reply
Hi. I would like to ask about the chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis and touch body fluids. Moreover what are the chances if these body fluids where out of the body for some minutes?

One friend of mine wanted to have sex at a brothel and... Read more »

Chances of getting HIV

Posted by cookie, 3 Replies
Hi,

One day at school, i found a drop of blood on my skin and i don't know who it was. I want to ask the cances of me getting HIV and how much blood is needed to transmit HIV?

Thx Read more »

whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »

my chances of getting HIV...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
ok, heres the situation: back in october I met a guy online for sex. He came over to my house, supplied me with some condoms cause I didn't have any and had me top him. I used the condom and had sex with him but didn't ejaculate in the condom. A few... Read more »