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I touched an old band-aid, im 13 and scared.

In class my friend found an old used band-aid on the floor, he jokingly threw it at me and the part that touches the skin touched my shirt and hand. At first i assumed it was nothing so I did not wash my hands before eating. Is there anyway i could...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for the question,There is absolutely no risk from the situation you're describing. Even if the band-aid had been used by someone who was HIV positive, the blood in the band-aid would've dried waaaaaay before you came in contact with... Read more »

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touching wet blood on floor

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
These blood fears are sickening but here goes:

About 6-7 months ago in capoeira class I was doing a hand stand and there was a spot of blood on the floor. I accidentally got one of my fingers in it. I wiped it off on my pants as there was no water. I... Read more »

My child touch blood of my HIV+ Husband

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband is HIV+
He cut his finger bad and ran into the bathroom and he was dripping blood on the floor.
My young daugher touch the blood and ran to the basement ( I was washing clothes) and said "daddy is bleeding, daddy is bleeding") Although im... Read more »

Contact with blood and scared!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone,

Something happened to me at work the other night that really scared me and I was hoping someone could help. I work in retail, and a guy (maybe 60 years old) and his wife came in the store to make a purchase. I rang them up, but I noticed... Read more »

touched blood in water

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
I think this is my OCD getting the better of me but here goes.

Last night at a Halloween punk/metal show I and a friend of mine had fake blood on our hands.

We washed them together in a bucket of water. He then said he cut his hand and was washing the... Read more »