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can you get aids from sharing a drink

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: Hiv infection is not easy to transmit and requires intimate contact, usually through sex or sharing of blood or tissues from an infected patient. It ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
No: You cannot.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It's absolutely not true.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
No: It's statistically impossible to contract HIV from sharing a drink or smoke or toilet seat or bus seat or the air we breathe.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Roberts
10 years experience Family Medicine
no: No.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
It's possible.: Infectious mononucleosis (aka "mono") is indeed contagious as suggested by the name. Commonly referred to as "kissing disease", this viral infection i ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience Phlebology
Too many to list: Almost any infectious disease can be transmitted by sharing a drink . Anything from a cold [virus] to a cold sore[ virus] to bacteria like strep pyoge ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: The microbe is extremely fragile.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If you had unprotected sex with that person you can get it. Also, if you performed unprotected oral sex on a male partner with it you can get a gonoc ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Its possible: If the other person has a cold sore you could pick up the virus on your mouth or lips.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HIV is hard to Get: Nope. There is absolutely no risk for this activity.
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A member asked:
Dr. Betsy Greenleaf
22 years experience Gynecology
Less likely: HPV is typically transmitted with skin to skin contact
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Please clarify: Are you the one receiving oral sex or performing oral sex? Is your partner a male or a female?
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Not likely: No.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
HIV through skin?: Hi no. That is the simple answer. The exposure to get HIV would involve exposure to an infected persons internal linings of their vagina or rec ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
Not likely: Vaginitis comes from intrusive events in the vagina - such as a penis, retained urine, toilet tissue, mucous, menstrual discharge, foreign body. Sitt ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Maturani
23 years experience Hospital-based practice
Possible: Technically it is possible but rare. Now, if you have relations and lets say your partner has an outbreak that you touch and then touch yourself witho ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sandra Eleczko
35 years experience Dentistry
Can happen: Anything that touches an open herpes lesion can transmit herpes to another person. So the answer is yes, this can happen.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
No risk: These infections are not tranmissible in this fasion. Don't worry about it.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Halanski
17 years experience Pediatrics
See cdc.com: Theoretically possible, but it has never been documented. Usually transmitted through the bite and saliva of an infected host. Only human-human docu ... Read More

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