Weird fingernail question
Aug 25, 2011
Dear Dr. Bob,
Coming straight to the point, is it possible to acquire HIV if you get a cut on your skin by the fingernail piece of a jackass guy (who cuts his fingernails and leaves them on the floor without cleaning them up)? Worst case scenario that the guys is HIV positive.
God bless you for the wonderful work that you are doing.
Response from Dr. Frascino
Hey There, Mr. OCD.
Even if Jackass-Guy is positively charged and his fingernails are still attached to him and you manage to get scratched or cut by his nails, your HIV risk would be nonexistent; unless of course you were having unsafe sex with him at the time.
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