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Can you get hiv from drinking after someone

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Nope, never: HIV is not transmitted except by sex or direct blood exposure, like sharing injection equipment. Never by sharing utensils or glasses. Nothing to worr... Read More

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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Possibly: If only the virus enters your blood stream from some open lesion in your lips, it's possible to get infected. However the infected person would also h... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
HIV: No, you do not get HIV infection in this manner, unless you are having sex with the HIV positive person while drinking with them.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
No: You have virtually no risk in catching HIV even if you kiss that person. It will even be more unlikely that the virus would survive the alcohol.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
Very low: Unless you had open sores in your mouth. If it will reassure you, then get tested. In future, drinking blood of another person is not a good idea. Tha... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
Podiatry 14 years experience
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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 25 years experience
Almost always HIV: Caused by Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) and occurs in persons who are immunocompromised. OHL usually arises secondary to HIV/AIDS. Its a rare event to ha... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
Family Medicine 29 years experience
No: I would say you have a better chance of getting struck by lightning 3 times than catching HIV from blood on a bottle top. HIV virus cannot survive on... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: You cannot get HIV by sniffing something and it is very unlikely that you would get from using the same drinking straw.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Trager
Dentistry 55 years experience
Very possible if they are HIV positive. Any open lesion can contract the virus if you share anything with someone who is HIV positive .Blood from your... Read More

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