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Possibilities of HIV infection if dry blood is touched - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
User :   a week ago i touched a dry blood stuck on the chair of the taxi driver if the blood was for a hiv positive man or girl will i be infected
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User :   a doctor told me i will be infected because they are mico abrasions in the skin even if i didn't have any cut wounds or sores i will be infected
User :   please answer me please
Doctor :   No
Doctor :  
It is not a possiblity
User :   just this answer i'm very worried please
Doctor :  
I had explained your previously as well
Doctor :  
So no need to worry
User :   but a doctor told me there is micro abrasions
Doctor :   I cannot comment on that

Doctor :  
without having a look
User :   what does he mean
Doctor :  
And touching an old blood in a taxi
User :   yeah
Doctor :  
HIV virus wont survive long outside body
User :   it was dry
User :   oh ok thx doc
Doctor :  
so no basis for your worries
Doctor :  
We have a long queue of patients waiting to get medical advice. Please restrict your medical queries
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting HealthcareMagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
User :   sure
User :   but r u sure doc?
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