|Please somebody answer me cos im gonna die from anxiety :(
Aug 28, 2013
Hello, Im dying from anxiety. Ive been tested many times for blood borne viruses hiv hep b, c, but recently I ate something red on my slice of bread n it seemed like it was blood I had sores in my mouth and my gums were bleeding that time:( Is it possible to catch hiv, hep b or c this way ? Please help me. Thank you for your time.
| Response from Mr. Glenn
Unless you have a reason to think that this "red spot" on your sandwich was in fact blood, then it probably wasn't. There are tons of other more likely things that it could have been!
Even if it were blood though (but it probably wasn't) there's no risk of HIV from old blood and there'd have to be a good amount of it (actual blood) for pose any risk for Hepatitis.
Hope this helps,
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.