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Could I get HIV or Hep C by getting hit by gloves with contaminated blood?

Hello my question is that I was sparring the other night at the boxing club in my hometown, the gloves and head gear we use for sparring are all shared, now there is probably dried blood on the gloves could I contract HIv or Hep C by getting hit in the face with these gloves with contaminated blood on them, Like getting hit in the eyes and mouth i sustained a small cut on the inside of my mouth
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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Hello
it is highly unlikely to get hiv from dry blood. The virus cannot survive in dry blood.
Just to confirm get a p 24 essay for hiv done.
Well just relax. You are not at risk.
Thank you
Answered: Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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