please help me?
Aug 19, 2010
Hi Doctor Vergel,
I know its the wrong forum, but I cannot seem to get an answer from anyone.
Basically I was at a walk-in clinic for a blood test. I have then used the washroom and before leaving I have decided (stupid of me) to remove the taped cotton covering my vein. I remember using my hand to remove the tiny drops of blood left over. I am pretty sure I washed my hands before I did that, but I can't remember if I did it before or after. So I am worried that by touching surfaces could have transferred HIV, or HCV etc. into my blood. I didn't see any visible blood anywhere, but I am still worried. Should I be concerned??
Response from Mr. Vergel
There is no way that HIV can be transmitted the way you mention. Please educate yourself by reading:
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