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Is it possible to get aids from a non-infected person?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
No/maybe: If that person is high risk and was negative during the window period (1-3 months after exposure) but since has converted, then there is still a chance of getting the disease from them. If that person is still negative since, then you are not at risk.

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Can i get aids from sharing a same cigarette or straw or cup with an infected person?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
HIV: This virus is only transmissible by intimate contact, either sexually, sharing needles, blood or tissue transfer, infants breast feeding from an infected mother, fetus infected in utero. Cannot be transmitted casually or by fomites (inanimate objects).

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