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Small Amount Of Hiv Infected Blood On The Skin

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HIV from small amount of blood

Dear Shannon, Is there a chance of transferring HIV from a betadine directly used by infected person on his scrathed knee happened 1 day ago where in there is no fresh blood coming out on his wound and then a person who has also a wound on his foot...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HiNo need to worry, for a couple of reasons, HIV begins to die once it is outside of the body and then when an antiseptic is used to clean up the area again can decrease the risk of transmission. There would have to be a large volume of blood and a... Read more »

Handjob with small amounts saliva lead to infection?

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a considerable amount of HIV blood in a glass

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am wondering if 20-30 ml of wet HIV-infected blood remained in a glass for more than twelve hours, will the blood be still infectious even if it is still wet after that 12 hours?? Read more »

HIV infection from dried blood?

Posted by panic05, 5 Replies
I got a question on HIV infection from dried blood. I know no one has been infected with HIV due to contact with toilet seat so far. But I am still worrying about its possibility.

Today, I went to a public washroom. After flushing the toilet, I... Read more »

infected blood on skin

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
4 years ago I gave first aid to a guy who had been wounded in a fight.He was bleeding.I approached him trying 2 help but he pushed me away.Later on when I left I noticed a big stain of blood on my t-shirt at the level of my arm.At that time I didn't... Read more »

Potential Infection Through Natural Skin Condoms

Posted by DathanielTDK, 1 Reply
So here's my situation. Just under a week ago I hooked up with a woman I had never met, she basically coming up to me and asking if I'd like to "go party". I said sure, she told me to meet her in her hotel room. I went and got a condom out of my... Read more »