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HIV Transmission via broken blisters
Aug 5, 2011

Dr. Bob,

I'm HIV+. Sometimes when I work in the yard, I get blisters on my hands that eventually break. Does the clear fluit that can seep from the exposed tissue be capable of transmitting HIV?

Thanks for your answer; I want to make sure I protect others such as when shacking hands, etc.

Response from Dr. Frascino

Hi.

HIV is not transmitted via blister fluid. See link below.

Dr. Bob

through blister's water (BLISTER FLUID) Jun 18, 2007



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