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Offline crazylady

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canker sores
« on: December 18, 2007, 09:37:52 AM »
Has anyone ever got HIV from eating food that had blood on it?  Here the scenerio.  I went to a fast food joint for some french and I was sitting there eating I noticed the french fry lady had cuts on her knuckles and but was not bleeding.  Of course I freaked out but bu then i had eatten most of my fries.  What if she bled on the fires then i ate it??  Let me mention that since it winter I have terribly chapped lips and often have cuts on my lips that bleed so id say there are open sores?  also anyone know how long hiv blood survives outside the body?

Offline RapidRod

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Re: blood on food?
« Reply #1 on: December 18, 2007, 01:16:05 PM »
Read the lessons on transmission.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: blood on food?
« Reply #2 on: December 18, 2007, 05:07:05 PM »
The fast bottom line is absolutely and unequivocally NO! No one has ever become infected in that manner and you aren't going to become the first.

But you do need to become more HIV literate so do as Rod suggested and read the lesson on HIV transmission. This epidemic is going to be around for a longtime to come.

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Offline crazylady

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canker sores
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2007, 01:34:22 PM »
is canker sores a early sign of hiv infection??

Offline RapidRod

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Re: canker sores
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2007, 02:17:17 PM »
Read the posting guidelines in the "Welcome" thread and keep all your posts in your original thread

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Re: canker sores
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2007, 05:12:29 PM »

I've merged your new thread into your original thread - where you should post all your additional thoughts or questions. It helps us to help you when you keep all your additional thoughts or questions in one thread.

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Canker sores are a sign of having canker sores. You did not have a risk of hiv infection, so whatever is causing your sores has nothing to do with hiv.

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Offline crazylady

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Re: canker sores
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2008, 05:58:06 PM »
One more question...Is a test done at exactly 12 weeks a conclusive result or should I repeat at one year?

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Re: canker sores
« Reply #7 on: January 01, 2008, 07:20:38 PM »
Move on. You didn't have a risk and don't need testing.


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