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HIV transmission from dry blood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hey
User :   doctor i'm back
Doctor :   HI
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   the blood was stuck on the chair of the taxi driver and maybe he was hiv positive i touched the blood
User :   but it was dry blood stucked
Doctor :  
so what is your query?
User :   my query is
User :   if i touched a blood stuck on a chair a dry blood of a hiv positive will i be infected
User :   ????
Doctor :  
do you have cut wounds on the hand you touched with?
User :   no
User :   now no and before no
User :   a doctor told me that yes u will be infected because there are wounds we cant see
User :   ????
Doctor :  
any puncture of the fingers with any kind of sharp object eg needle?
User :   what dou mean
User :   i'm still a teemager u know
User :   teenager****
Doctor :  
weather your skin of hands got cut anytime recently ?

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