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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   i just have a quick question...if i cut myself shaving this morning and the cut is just below my lip. If it stopped bleeding and I make out with someone can either of us get AIDs? What if the cut opens up a little and starts bleeding a little bit again?
Doctor :   Do not bother about these cuts
Doctor :   HIV does not transmit through these abrasions
User :   so there is nothing at all that I should worry about? also about how long should it take for that cut to heal completely?
Doctor :   2 days
User :   thanks
User :   so dont worry in the slightest
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting us, bye.
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