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Can hiv virus survive in muddy water?

Dec 31, 2012

I was skating downtown and i got bird poop on my hand and i went to wash my hands in a puddle of water in the grass and i put my hands in the water and noticed a syringe in water and i quickly pulled my hands out and washed them and used hand sanatizer, could i have gotten hiv virus on my hands?

Response from Mr. Glenn

Thanks for your question,

There is absolutely no risk of HIV from this situation. NONE. Simply put, HIV cannot survive out of a human body. Therefore, there would be no HIV to infect you in that puddle of water.

Hope this helps!


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