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What Is The Risk Of Getting HIV From Eating Food Made By Someone With HIV

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Hyperlipidemia and HIV/AIDS: High Cholesterol and Triglycerides

...disease. If you have too muchcholesterol in your blood it can build up in your arteries (blood 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. Lipodystrophy includeshyperlipidemia, as well as other unwanted changes in body fat and blood sugarlevels....
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pre-chewed food + donation question PRE-CHEWED FOOD, HIV TRANSMISSION RISK, 2010)

Dear Doctor, I read the CDC article about exposure through pre chewed food for infants. Apparently HIV mothers/fathers passed it to their infant babies through chewing food for them. How is this possible? I understand that passing the virus while...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...systems, and there may well have been extenuating circumstances. (See below.) There is absolutely no HIV-acquisition risk from eating in restaurants, unless you have unsafe sex with an HIV-positive waiter.As for soccer, also no risk, unless you... Read more »

Re: HIV transmission Risk, WILL DONATE (CASUAL CONTACT, 2010)

Hi Doc,I just thought of another question after typing my original ones (below). #4. Would the fact that I get Cold Sores occasionally make it more likely for me to transmit HIV in the below circumstances? Specifically the one with the milk? I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...spot on the side of my tongue when I drank from this HIV + persons glass. It could be a small cut on the side of my tongue from eating or rubbing against my teeth, a blister, a burn,, I don't know it just hurts when I rub my tongue along the side... Read more »

Eating my fingers

Hi,im eating my fingers and i think im eating them to the last layer (it doesnt bleed).Can i get HIV if a HIV+ person's blood gets on the eaten place.Hope you answer.Thanks.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You are "eating your fingers"??? Hmm . . . Hannibal? Hannibal Lecter? Is that you???If you are biting, chewing or even eating your fingers to Read more »

HIV Risk

Hi,While having unprotected sex with my partner I started bleeding. We are both HIV negative. What is the risk of us contracting the virus from this?Thanks
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...He (or she) must be exposed to someone who is positive (has the virus). Different types of exposures carry different levels of risk. Yes, the 0.1 to 0.2 percent statistical risk per episode is correct. This risk applies to unprotected receptive... Read more »
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Pregnancy and HIV

...These procedures are effective. However, they are very expensive and not easily available. Use antiretroviral medications: The risk of transmitting HIV is extremely low if ARVs are used in pregnancy and labor, and the mother does not... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...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... Read more »
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Bone Disease and HIV/AIDS

...that leads to lower-than-normal bone density. It is a less serious condition; however, people with osteopenia are at higher risk of developing osteoporosis over a five- to ten-year period. Osteonecrosis (avascular necrosis) Osteonecrosis means... Read more »
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Diabetes and HIV/AIDS

...linked with diabetes, heart disease, and strokes. Taking Care of Yourself Since HIV+ people may already have a number of risk factors for diabetes, as well as heart disease and stroke, it is important to be aware of all of these... Read more »
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Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...hand in my back undr my shirt n scratch pimples like 200-800 times a day (no exaggerating). what would b the risk if there was hiv + blood in every one of these times? 2.(feb 27) went 2 use bathroom, put bookbag on ground n dint touch any part of... Read more »

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Posted by jkhjkjkhg, 1 Reply
...the park and afterwards, i saw a cm sized wound. now he was at the table about 8-15 minutes before me, and what would be the risk of hiv or any std if there was hiv+ blood on the table, got on his shirt, and that wound (when it was open) touched... Read more »

How big is my risk?

Posted by annie, 1 Reply
...antigen test done at 3.5 weeks, it came back negative. Tomorrow I am going to get retested at 11.5 weeks. First what was my risk of contracting HIV...am I freaking myself out over nothing? Right now I have swollen tonsils muslce aches,... Read more »

Scared because of blood on food

Posted by overthetop, 3 Replies
...Is it possible to get hiv if you eat food that has wet hiv+ blood on it? Read more »