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17 and first HIV test
Jan 6, 2009

I got tested at an HIV clinic... They did a rapid test where they prick your finger with a lancet. A few minutes after I put the band-aid on I took it off while still at the clinic. Now I'm worried if I touched a door knob or table, or anything that had hiv infected blood on it and then it got into the small prick on my finger, since it had only been a few minutes after the finger prick.

Am I at risk?

Is the small lancet prick large enough of a wound (tiny,same kind of lancet to check sugar/glucose) for hiv to get into, or does it have to be a larger wound?

How fast does HIV die on surfaces??

Thank you doc! You're too cute <3

I just donated half of my pay check to you :) F.Y.I I don't make too much :/ lol

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi,

Relax Max. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent and your fears, completely unwarranted.

Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation and the "too cute" comment!

Be well.

Dr. Bob



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