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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From Drinking After Someone

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of transmission is higher with higher viral loads. This fact sheet provides an overview of HIV prevention, and refers you to other fact sheets for more details on specific topics. Sexual Activity You can avoid any...
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hiv risk ratio (HIV STATISTICS, 2009)

Doctor, i simply can't buy the ratio stat you mention, such as "the estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV for unprotected receptive anal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is 50 per 10,000".First off... why not just say 1 in 200?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...1,000 sexual contacts. However, most studies estimating this value were conducted among stable couples with a low prevalence of risk factors, which can increase the risk of HIV transmission by several to several hundred times, according to... Read more »

low risk for hiv

hello i dont want to sound stupid but i sure do fill that way a little over a week ago i found out my dad has cancer and its not able to be removed so i started to get depressed and started drinking well i asked a good friend to drive me someplace...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, Read more »

HIV from eating or drinking.

Hi Dr. Barbara, I had been here to a restaurant, and then i was drinking scotch. I realised that one of the bartender suddenly poked into something, and had a finger injury and she was bleeding. Because it was busy, she was just filling up the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Please post to the HIV site Read more »

HIV from drinking scotch.

Hi Dr. Brian, I had been here to a restaurant, and then I was drinking scotch. I realised that one of the bartender suddenly poked into something, and had a finger injury and she was bleeding. Because it was busy, she was just filling up the...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...virus got down to your stomach, the acid there would surely kill it and that would be that. I would not even worry about the risk of HIV transmission from this event. Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Binge Drinking Among MSM in New York City Linked to Increased HIV Risk, Study Says

...Binge drinking -- or the consumption of five or more alcoholic beverages on one occasion -- may be contributing to an increased risk of HIV among men who have sex with men in New York City, according to a study released Monday by the city's ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...cases of HIV transmission from performing oral sex on a person infected with HIV. While no one knows exactly what the degree of risk is, evidence suggests that the risk is less than that of unprotected anal or vaginal sex. If the person... Read more »
The Well Project

Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...vessels),forming plaque. This buildup of plaque can lead to a heart attack or a stroke.High triglycerides can also increase your risk of getting pancreatitis (apainful inflammation of the pancreas). Some HIV+ people experience lipodystrophy.... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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At Risk Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I came to this forum to find some answers and I have read the posts regarding HIV transmission from food. Many people have stated that the heat in the food will kill the virus. I am curious if the same improbability Read more »

Could I get HIV/STD from random people's drinks?

Posted by jacko2217, 2 Replies
...alot of fun and I had a very good time but I remember after a few drinks, starting to drink out of random people's beers, once drinking directly out of a random bottle. i also poured out some people's unfinished drinks into my glass to drink with... Read more »

Possible exposure

Posted by MikeyTheSailor, 3 Replies
...when I picked up a random girl off the street. We engaged in protected intercourse however, the condom ended up breaking. Her HIV status is unknown but I asked her and she said she was married so no, she did not have HIV. My question is, how... 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 »