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    Can HIV virus be transmitted through food?

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Posted on Wed, 5 Jul 2017 in HIV and AIDS
Question: hi ordered pizza and when i opened the door he gave me a spurious look or maybe its me anyways I got the pizza from him and I muttered something under mat mouth not very nice I dont think he heard me so as I was writing he was looking what i was putting on the paper ands when i was done he scooted away like have a nice day now with the pizza I ate it cause I was not going to me crazy So i ate the handf of the pizza should i go for an hiv test I did not throw the pizza away cause wasting money what do you think?Now the pizza did not seem odd I ate half though
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Please don't worry! There is no risk for HIV .

Detailed Answer:
Hello! I have been through your question.

Related your concern I think you shouldn't worry because you cannot get HIV from eating food. There is no evidence that people get infected with HIV by having their food prepared by HIV positive people.
So, based on your situation I think it is not necessary to do HIV test.

I hope my answer helps you.
Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Yogesh D
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Follow up: Dr. Monika Dede 7 hours later
I'm referring to the deli every person
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
Please don't worry.There is no reason for concern as well.

Detailed Answer:
Hello! Thank you writing back.

Please I emphasize again that you shouldn't worry because you cannot get HIV from eating food touched and cooked from HIV positive people or from delivery person in this situation.


I hope my answer helps you.
Regards.


Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Vaishalee Punj
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Follow up: Dr. Monika Dede 2 hours later
I believe had plastic on my eye first thing don't rub it that's the worse I can do it was from the iphone like a little piece I believe it went away should I go to opsntologist I don't feel anything as of now?? I still feel it but my mom says all in ur head should I go to er to make sure can u become really blind with a small plastic thing from an iPhone. This the second day I feel it when I'm at work nothing like today eh n I go home f el it and lad night too I feel it as well. Am I worried no concern s esp to bone eye. Can the retina really break away from a small plastic cause I do feel it that's something in there .But the key not rubbing it.I did not to rub itch it did bust lustily no rubbing but annoying .I'm cospated what do I do
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 17 hours later
Brief Answer:
Yes you should meet an ophthalmologist.

Detailed Answer:
Hello! Thank you writing back.
I am sorry for my late response.

Related your concern I think you should meet an ophthalmologist to see if you have something in your eye and if need it to remove from your eye.


I hope my answer helps you.
Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Monika Dede 6 hours later
Going to the er even I'm y opayhomy is in smart move .When the is dilated what would happen u look at the phone period of times while ur eye is dilated it can't damage the eye right
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 17 hours later
Brief Answer:
Please see the detailed answer below.

Detailed Answer:
Hello xxxxx
I am sorry for my late response.

Please you should meet and ask an ophthalmologist to define better the reason.


I hope my answer helps you.
Regards.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Remy Koshy
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Follow up: Dr. Monika Dede 7 hours later
Can u ask thevipqnilogist yhanks
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 8 hours later
Brief Answer:
Please, could you rephrase the question?

Detailed Answer:
Hello!

Please, could you specify the question better? What do you mean by "thevipqnilogist"?

Awaiting..

Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Follow up: Dr. Monika Dede 15 minutes later
I took the humerura for physics arthritis and I had a cord ozone shot In the same leg is this bad .I had oral sex like 20 plus years ago like in middle school I'm almost 38 XXXXXXX my blood tests are normal as of today any concerns thanks hib test Went to bacom palmer I kept going to the restroom and I believed to be using paper napkins for my nose not too sure about it this happened s few days ago on junr 16 now I went back last time and I made contact with something on my nose did not take s photo of it if it was broken skin or bleeding now I'm freaking out hiv test I did take a photo of it but it was today and this happened 2 days ago this whole story I told u about please hiv test??! Freaking out here Believe I passed an objected don't know but kept walking looked dangerous my knowledge never picked it up hiv test.All it was small and clear plastic not certain going myself nuts here
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Answered by Dr. Monika Dede 16 hours later
Brief Answer:
Please don't worry! There is no risk for HIV .

Detailed Answer:
Hello! I have been through your question.

Related your concern and based on your history I think that there is no risk to get HIV infection.
You should know that the risk of HIV transmission through oral sex is low, several factors may increase that risk, including sores in the mouth or on the penis.

As well you cannot get HIV from contact with things that can have infected blood because HIV cannot live outside the body just few seconds.
So, based on these above mentioned facts I think that is not necessary to do HIV test.

I hope my answer helps you.
Regards.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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