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Query regarding hiv infection through blood - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   i have a big doubt
Doctor :   ok
User :   regarding hiv infection through bllod
Doctor :   go ahead with ur doubt
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependants: Yes/No
User :   age 20
User :   gender male
User :   occupition student
User :   location mysore
Doctor :   ok
User :   marital status single
Doctor :   ok
User :   my doubt is 2 days back i went to buy meat
Doctor :   ok
User :   der bucher while choping meat accidently his right thumb got a cut
Doctor :   ok
User :   so he quickly wiped blood with a cloth pice n started to chop
Doctor :   ok
User :   so i think his blood is mixed with meat n v ate dat meat n also v washed it properly n also cooked throughly
User :   so if he is HIV positive is der chance of getting HIV for us aslo
Doctor :   is the butcher HIV positive?
Doctor :   if u wash and cook it
Doctor :   the virus will die
User :   dat i dont know
User :   dat to it is pork meat
Doctor :   there is no chance of getting the virus if u ate the cooked meat
User :   n v have cooked for abt half an hour
Doctor :   u wont get
Doctor :   there is not chance of getting it
User :   ya i got
Doctor :   any doubts
Doctor :   Have you filled up the feedback form I sent?
User :   ya i have another doubt
Doctor :   without sexual exposure or direct contact with blood, there is little if any risk of HIV contagion in the workplace or classroom.
User :   2 years back in mysore 5 girla were resulted as hiv positive
Doctor :   ok
User :   n dey were infected by eating chat near road side
Doctor :   iam not aware of it
Doctor :   there are rare
Doctor :   cases
User :   dat vender while choping tomato he aslo choped his finger n his blood mixed with tomoto n
Doctor :   is there any medical evidence to support that
User :   no i read dat in nes paper
Doctor :   did u see the case urself
Doctor :   or anytests done?
User :   n girls ate dat chat mixed with dat tomato
Doctor :   did u do any tests
User :   i did get
Doctor :   what do u want to know about
Doctor :   please speicfy
Doctor :   specify
User :   n dey ate raw tomato mixed with little infected blood n dey were infected with hiv
Doctor :   ok
User :   so my question is how dey got infected
Doctor :   there are rare cases
Doctor :   HIv can spread throu oral secretions when there is cut wound or ulcers or when blood spills on open wound
Doctor :   any doubts
User :   so ru sure dat cooked meat dosent spread hiv 100%
Doctor :   when u cook
Doctor :   due to high temp
Doctor :   the virus will be killed
Doctor :   We have introduced a helpline for those who can't chat online, the number is 91-80-0000
User :   ok thank u sir ur message was very help full to me
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with? Thanks for consulting Health care magic. Bye for now. Please refer your friends to our service
User :   no
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