Could my baby be HIV +
Jul 29, 2012
I recently learnt that my 15 months old baby was bathed by an HIV+ aunt, the aunt had a deep cut that was two days old and therefore nt bleeding. Could my baby be infected as she as eczema and sometimes bleeds from scratching herself?
Response from Ms. Southall
Hi No your baby is fine! There would have to be a lot of bleeding occurring throughout the bath, your baby would have to have a cut or opening and with the water the dilution of the blood if there were any blood would decrease the chances. So No there is no way that your child could get HIV from this experience.
Be well and stay safe, Shannon
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
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.