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Chances of HIV transmission through holding hands - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   helo
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Well i wish to know whether HIV can be transmitted by wound to wound contact
User :   even if the wound is not bleeding
User :   i mean both wounds are not bleeding...
Doctor :   There is no evidence that says HIV contracts through wounds
User :   ok
User :   so normally how does it transmit , i mean does it need
User :   a sufficient volume
Doctor :   A normal human to human transmission?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Sex, Blood and its products and Mother to child transmission
User :   ok
Doctor :   Unprotected sex with infected, Infected blood
User :   so the case i told earlier is not a way of transmission
User :   i mean wound to wound , because
User :   actually ive helped an infected person
User :   the other day
User :   i hold
Doctor :   Do not worry
User :   his hand
Doctor :   It does not transmit by helping others
Doctor :   by touching, kissing
User :   ok thanks lot doctor , may GOD bless you , i will definitely become a member here
User :   ok thanks
User :   my time is out :)
Doctor :   Pleasure
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Bye for now
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