Dried Blood Fresh Cut Concerns Of Hep

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Fresh cut means blood has not been completely dried?

When you said that "fresh cut"does it mean that the bloods have not been dried? If I have a dry hand with a little creak, does it consider as a cut? Thanks
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...What is at issue here is a way for HIV to gain access to your tissues and your bloodstream through the skin. If you have a crack in the skin that is completely dry, with the surface sealed off, then it is highly Read more »

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Need input on an incident today.

Posted by pden1, 1 Reply
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...Someone had cut himself at the swimming pool and there were bloody footsteps on the floor (freshblood). I think I accidentally stepped on the blood (I was bare-footed). Is this a possible Read more »