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Can a small abrasion, which not associated with bleeding, transmit HIV ?

i heard that small abrasion that not associated with bleeding can not transmit HIV
Asked On : Thu, 28 Jul 2011
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
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Any break in the skin can be dangerous to transmit HIV, even if not bleeding. It is better you get the wound dressed to prevent infection. Eat plenty if fresh fruits and vegetables. Drink plenty of water. Avoid contact with any infectious regions.
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response

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abrasion can transmit infectious disease if oozing is there

breaking of the barrier of the skin lead to susceptible for the any foreign organism.

apply antibiotic cream over it .

i hope i have give you answered
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