A 45-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to contract hiv or aids from drinking after someone who most likely has it?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Stanley Lightfootanswered
60 years experience
See below: While the risk is fairly low it is possible so why place yourself at risk.
5k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. Robert Killian commented
General Practice 30 years experience
There is no risk here. No even a 'fairly low' risk. The answer is no emphatically.
Jan 15, 2014
Dr. Ed Friedlanderanswered
Pathology 46 years experience
I say "no": During the years when there was no effective treatment for hiv, household contacts simply did not catch the virus. Sharing utensils, glasses, the chalice in church and so forth are important to me. Stop worrying about an impossible scenario and get on with enjoying life and friendship.
4.6k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 15, 2014
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