Feb 18, 2011
Hi Dr. if the hiv infected person vomit up on my face. and this vomit enters on my eyes and mouth what will be the chances of HIV infection?
Response from Dr. McGowan
This question has come up on the Body before.
The answer is: vomitus is not considered an HIV risk, unless it contains visible blood.
There you go.
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