Can You Get HIV From Cut On Hand

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Ask the Experts

Cut on hand--can I get HIV?

I had lunch with a friend who was HIV and touched his cup which may have contained his saliva. I had a 3 to 4 day old cut on my hand. The cut was partially healed. Am I in danger?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Extremely unlikely-- relax. Read more »

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The Well Project

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AIDS InfoNet

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