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does hiv transfer through a ringworm

May 31, 2013

if you have protected sex and vaginal fluids infected with hiv come into contact with a ring worn on your skin. Are you at risk of acquiring hiv.

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi HIV transmission occurs when there is a direct exchange of body fluid through blood, semen, vaginal fluid and mothers breast milk. Having ringworm does not increase your risk.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon

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