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A 24-year-old female asked:

A person has a cut in her mouth and bad teeth she shares utensils with a hiv positive person will she become infected with hiv?no sexual contact

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Dr. Dariush Saghafi
Neurology 33 years experience
Probably at risk: If by sharing utensils you mean she uses the same utensil to eat her food IMMEDIATELY after the HIV positive person has placed food in their mouth & there's no cleaning of that utensil in between uses then, I believe she's at risk. But if by share you mean that the same utensils are being used by everyone BUT they're also being cleaned & dried between uses by either of them then, much less risk .

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Last updated May 23, 2015

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