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Query on HIV infection through blood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hey
Doctor :   Hi
User :   I have a question
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   me and a friend are like debating it
User :   Ok
User :   so lets say there is a pile of blood on the floor
User :   and the person the blood came from had HiV
User :   If you were to lick the blood would you become infected?
User :   hello?
Doctor :   Usually HIV doesnt survive out of the body
Doctor :   but all practical purposes it is said to be infected
User :   Omg thank you so much lol that is what i told him
Doctor :   and thus one should stay
Doctor :   away
User :   YUP
User :   Thanks you so much
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting Healthcaremagic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service.
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