Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: TheBodyPRO.com Covers AIDS 2014
   
Ask the Experts About

Safe Sex and HIV PreventionSafe Sex and HIV Prevention
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Dried Blood on my Cup
Jan 27, 2012

I stopped for breakfast this morning and a couple hours afterwards I noticed some dried blood on the rim of my cup. I have a small cut on my lower lip that was bleeding earlier in the morning and could well be where the blood came from. Is there a real risk here or am I just being paranoid?

Response from Mr. Cordova

Hi there:

If you had a cut on your lip, then found blood on the rim of the cup, it's likely that it was your own blood. Even if it wasn't HIV does not live well outside of the body. It can not be transmitted this way.

In health,

Richard



Previous
Help! I want to get pregnant! Please answer me. I'm still stressed.
Next
My boyfriend is HIV+ and I am not

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement