re: fresh wound risk
May 6, 2012
sorry to bother again but last query. Assuming my wound is exposed to drop of hiv blood, would you still consider it as a low risk than unsafe sex with infected person? ( which is less than 3% per episode)
fresh wound risk May 5, 2012
Hi During an accident, I got a wound which would be 1cm in diameter. During same accident, few other people got injured. My wound wasn't bleeding much. If this wound had come in contact with say a drop of blood from other injured person, what are percentage chances of hiv? The wound was not washed till we reach hospital. Is this risk more than unsafe sex?
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi Yes I would consider this a small risk.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
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