Can You Get Aids From A Paper Cut

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paper cut and hiv

i was changing iv tubing today, it came unhooked and some blood mixed with heparin came out on to my hands. i have a few paper cuts, what are my chances of hiv
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Plaese direct your HIV related questions to the HIV forum. As a general rule, as an employee, you should see the employee health service for any blood Read more »

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The Well Project

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...condom breaking. If you're not going to use condoms, try to reduce the friction by using a lot of lube to help prevent small cuts or tears in the vagina, rectum, or penis. Silicone-based lube will last longer than water-based lube. Because... Read more »
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Paper cut guy spreads lies

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Condoms are in fact 99.99 percent effective in prevention HIV. Shame on papercut guy for hism disinformation. Read more »

Who is paper cut guy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Well cant one get HIV from microscopic holes in the skin. Papercut guy is a paranoid loser Read more »

Paper cut guy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Enough about this papercut stuff, you have posted this question going on 5 times. You do not have HIV from a microscopic papercut after someone touched Read more »

What is a fresh cut and has any case been reported

Posted by biznoch, 2 Replies
...gather fingering is a low risk activity unless u had an open cut. my issue is what exactly would define a open cut? I had a papercut that was thin but not fully healed and if u pulled at it u could see redness and light blood. the woman i... Read more »
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