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Person With Blood Stains On His Jeans Touched My Jeans

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blood on jeans i wore to work

i noticed after i washed and dried my light colored pants that there was a dark circular stain on them. on closer examination i noticed clotted blood on the inside of the material where the stain was (ie side closest to my skin) and smooth stain on...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Your clothing would have protected you from being infected with either HIV or Hep C. Also, HIV does not live well outside of the human body, and is not transmitted via casual contact like this.In health,Richard... Read more »

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trash, stain, blood?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dear all
I suffer from OCD obsessive compulsive disorder. One of my obsessions is the fear of having thrown something into the trash that I shouldn't have. Last night I had an anxiety attack which caused me to compulsively look into a trashcan... Read more »

touch the body fluid?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Last weekend, we had a party at my home with some friends (I knowing or I unknowing). After the party, I cleaned the house and the bathroom. There was some stain (not sure blood or urine or some other stuff) on one toilet. I cleaned it and touched... Read more »

??'s about your personal experience

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
We are Simmons College Nursing students with a project at hand. We are looking for one adult and one child(Thank you for taking the time to inform us of your experiences. We greatly appreciate your generosity of time in answering these personal... Read more »

Not sure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I accidently touched some dried blood stains on the ground. I have a cut on my thumb. What if the blood belonged to a HIV postive person? Can I catch HIV this way? What if the HIV gets onto the skin of my hands and I proceed to touvh table tops,... Read more »