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A friend of mine told me last night he has hiv. After we ate

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A friend of mine told me last night he has hiv. After we ate out. At the meal he took a bite of my soup. I gave some soup to a 8month old! Im very worried! Should I be?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.

mysticdoc :

The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.

mysticdoc :

Hi there,

I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to help you with your concerns.

mysticdoc :

Sharing soup should not be concerning.

mysticdoc :

HIV transmission this way is unheard of.

mysticdoc :

There has to be adequate exposure to the blood.

mysticdoc :

Little bit of saliva is not concerning even if seeped into the soup.

mysticdoc :

And also if the person's viral count is low, the transmission is risk is very low even with blood exposure.

mysticdoc :

Hence, this is not concerning.

mysticdoc :

are you able to see my replies above?

mysticdoc :

please reply

Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.
mysticdoc : The views expressed by me are for educational purposes only and do not establish a doctor patient relationship.
mysticdoc : Hi there,
I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to help you with your concerns.
mysticdoc : Sharing soup should not be concerning.
mysticdoc : HIV transmission this way is unheard of.
mysticdoc : There has to be adequate exposure to the blood.
mysticdoc : Little bit of saliva is not concerning even if seeped into the soup.
mysticdoc : And also if the person's viral count is low, the transmission is risk is very low even with blood exposure.
mysticdoc : Hence, this is not concerning.