|Fresh Blood - I am so scared and Worried
Nov 2, 2010
Thank you for all the work you do. I think it is amazing that you go out your way to help people.
Please help me with my stress. The situation is as follow:
I was at a friends place and I was helping a lady in the kitchen to cook food. The lady had cur her finger on a knife and it was bleeding, and about a minute later she poured me a drink. This is where my worries come in: I am worried when she was pouring the drink she might have gotten some blood onto the glass and without even thinking I drank from it I had a fresh cut on my lip that was bleeding about 3 or 4 minutes before this happened. Thus, I am worried if blood got onto the glass and when I drank it the blood touched my cut on the lip. So lets say in the case that there was blood on the glass and it touched me lip where I had cut myself and she is HIV positive Do I need to worry??
Please Doc if you could answer my question it would mean the world to me. I am constantly worrying about this situation.
I have researched The Body.com website with regards to non sexual transmissions . I have found the website very informative and has educated me.
I would like to send a donation through. Its amazing how the word spreads about your amazing work as it's even reached here in South Africa. I have been telling so many people about it and that it is a great website.
Thank you so much and I pray you will be able to answer me.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Do you need to worry? Nope! Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent.
Thanks for your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.
Be well. Stay well.
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