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Is abrasion an open injury that can transmit HIV ?

but my small abrasion doesn t have any blood on it just a small abrasion that come from first layer of our skin that look like not an injury can it transmit HIV if it doesn t any blood on it or bleeding can i have hold of the bloodstream that can be transmit or not ?
Asked On : Thu, 28 Jul 2011
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HIV AIDS Specialist 's  Response
if no blood contact you are safe blood to blood contact is important not simple touching with abraised skin
Answered: Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Sumanth.P's  Response

Thanks for posting your query.

Yes I understand.

It need not be from deeper layers only.

Even any body secretion would transmit it.

So it is in contact with the blood stream.

I suggest you to go for HIV testing if you had come in contact.

Hope I answered Your query.

Wishing you good health.


Answered: Thu, 28 Jul 2011
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