Oct 12, 2013
Good morning I'm sorry for my english, but I'm Italian. Yesterday my son (15 months old) has crawled for a few seconds on the ground, under the arcades of the center of my city. Then I cleaned his hands with cleaning paper. Then my son put his thumb in his mouth. At home I had a doubt: my son would have run the risk of contracting HIV putting your finger in your mouth after having crawled on the floor? I want to specify that when he put his finger in his mouth there were small injury from a fall, due to which the teeth have punctured the gum. I am very worried. Thank you for availability
Response from Dr. Wohl
No risk here. You can not get HIV by touching something and then putting your finger in your mouth.
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