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May 28, 2012

Dear Experts!

I have a fear about getting HIV

If someone vomited on my hand and there was an open wound on it, is there a chance to get HIV. I hope it is not.

I am waiting for your answer,

Best regards

Gabor

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi If there was a large volume of blood present and the wound on your hand occurred just as the person with HIV vomited on your hand and again had a large volume of blood in the vomit, then yes theoretically HIV transmission could occur this way.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon



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