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can i get sick by eating human blood in my food (e.g. hiv or hepatitis)?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Absolutely: you definitely may get sick, but not necessarily with HIV or Hepatitis, but rather with direct contaminants, including Hepatitis A. By the time you ingest the food the HIV virus, hep b or c would be dead or inactivated by saliva.
Answered on Feb 11, 2015

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