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Can You Get Hiv From Fist Fighting

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Fist fight

I got into a fight with a person with an unknown Hiv/Hep C status. I suffered a small cut on my knuckle. Right after the fight I cleaned it with alcohol wipes then aprox 15 mins later I washed my hands with anti-bact soap. What is my risk? Please...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If your cut was contaminated by blood from the other person, I would get follow-up testing just to be on the safe side. Read more »

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Worried about HIV from fist fight and braces

Posted by worriedboy4321
...this is something to worry about.I mean i am in singapore ,i dont think these people do injection drugs,they just smoke and fight and drink all the time.i know because i have friends that are in the same gang with those people,and he never said... Read more »

Can you catch hiv from this encounter

Posted by kris, 2 Replies
...there is some pain in my knuckles would there maybe be any pain if I was infected at that spot and myabe my bvody is trying to fight it? Do you all think I should get tested? Please respond!!! Read more »

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