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"possibilities in everyday life" of getting HIV

May 14, 2012

Hello doc. What are the possibilies of a person to catch hiv in his everyday life and activities if a) is not sexual active (only masturbating) b) is not a drug user c) has not ever been in blood transfusion in a hospital. Thank you

Response from Mr. Glenn

Thanks for your question,

There would be no risk in a person's daily life without these things or a significant exposure to blood. HIV simply isn't an easy virus to get, it requires a lot of the right type of fluid getting into your body immediately/directly from another person's body. That itself is an unlikely thing to happen.

Hope this helps!


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