Blood in mouth/eye
Feb 20, 2012
Hello, I was out on the town for my first time and was leaving the bar after it had closed. I noticed that a man was laying on the ground with a very bad cut on his face (I guess he was hit with a brick). I got down and helped him without thinking about all the blood he had on him. Somehow I not only got it on my hands but I also got his blood on my face possibly in my eye and mouth. I am extremely worried and it is difficult to find the risk of transmission though the mouth/eye with direct blood contact. I did go to the hospital but as I was drinking too that night I didn't get to ask all the questions I wanted to. Now they say to wait 3 months and get tested again (they tested me at the hospital I was negative). For my peace of mind please tell me what you may know of my risk. I also have a fiance that I have been faithful too for 5 years and I don't want to ruin our lives.
Response from Mr. Cordova
The risk from a situation like this would be extremely low. I would not be concerned. I would do a follow up test at the three month mark just to be sure. I am sure it will come out negative.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Is White Tongue An Acute Symptom Of HIV?
- Swollen Glands After Receiving Oral Sex Worried I Have HIV
- Vomiting After Anal Sex Without Condom Does It Mean I Have HIV
- How Long Does It Take To Show Signs Of Std?
- Pain In Urethra After Sex (not An Std)
- What Are Vaginal Odor, Dizziness, Headache And Diarrhea Signs Of?
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.