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CAN I HAVE CONTRACTED HIV ?????
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soulmte posted:
my best friend is hiv positive 4 15 years , we share everything; food, straws, cigarettes, utencils ... i just had a complete blood panel due 2 being sick ... my white count is low, weight loss, staff infection , etc. he has 2 broken teeth & i no it holds food & saliva ... can i have contracted hiv ???
help !!!!!
"soulmte"

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Nieciedo responded:
Unless the things you shared included blood or sexual fluids, you were not at risk for HIV.

Dan
 
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soulmte replied to Nieciedo's response:
DAN , THANK U 4 RESPONDING ... NO, WE DONT HAVE SEX ... BUT THE SALIVA SHARED IN FOOD, CIGARETTES, ETC. & THE QUESTION OF HIS 2 BROKEN TEETH THAT COLLECST FOOD & SALIVA HAVE ME CONCERNED ... I WOULDNT B QUESTIONING THIS , EXCEPT ME HEMATOLOGIST SHOWED CONCERN DUE 2 MY BLOOD PANEL BEING SO BAD ... ALONG WITH MY RECENT ILLNESSES ... PLEASE REPLY 2 ANYTHING THAT U FEEL MIGHT B PERTINENT 2 MY DILEMMA ...
THANK U !!!!!
 
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georgiagail replied to soulmte's response:
The virus does not reside in the saliva of an HIV positive individual.

Gail


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