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popping zits with dirty finger nails
Nov 3, 2011

hi Dr. i was very concerned about myself whether HIV can be transmitted through this case! I happen to be a person who has a lot of pimples on my face and i really like to pop it when i am free. I don't concern much about the my fingers whether are clean or not when i pop zits. i always touch things and people because i have different work sites! whenever i free from work or study, i always stroke my face and/or scratch, pop it till it bleeds, (i know it is not sanitary!!) i just wanna ask you that whether HIV can be transmitted this way?? i am so worried!!!

Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi, there:

Thanks for writing in. You cannot transmit HIV that way.

In Health, Richard



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