|infected by licking an open bleeding cut
Mar 7, 2013
If I'm HIV+ an I had a small cut that was bleeding an my son licked it is he at risk.
| Response from Mr. Cordova
Transmission would be unlikely. HIV is not readily transmitted via the mouth. In addition, the virus starts to die the moment it leaves the body. While I would not be concerned, it might be a good idea to have your son tested in 90 days - just to be safe. I'm confident the result will be negative.
In the future, don't let anyone lick your bleeding wounds.
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