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At work today i was setting up the coffee machine and when i was sorting out the sugar sachets i noticed blood stains on one of the packets. Have no idea how fresh the blood was. Was i at risk from HIV? I have small paper like cuts on my hands and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV risk is nonexistent. HIV does not survive very long at all outside the body. Relax Max and pour another cup of Starbucks. Thanks Read more »

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Hiv exposure question.. help please

Posted by uncleargyle, 1 Reply
...like this. I can't seem to find a straight answer. Also I didn't really see any blood on the scissors so it would have been a small amount. Should I test to be sure or should i let this go. By the way.. when i found out this person was positive I... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi. Just a question about blood on environmental surfaces. Suppose someone were to have a bleeding wound and get a small drop of blood on a surface (assuming the person was hiv+) and then maybe 30 seconds or a minute were to pass and someone else Read more »

Blood on the mat am I at risk?

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...grappling with some guys with no shirt on. I really wasnt paying attention and when we were finished I walked around and saw some blood on the mat. I know I was bleeding and had some cuts including a cut on my back. I think that I spilled my... Read more »

stressed out with the incident

Posted by john1976, 1 Reply
...i met this girl who i knew just few hours back with my business associates. she has a family . i had a very small blister on back of my tongue ad we kissed for some time no tongue to tongue contact only just lips with wet kissing . this was Read more »