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Can HIV be transferred by handling coins?

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Dr. Sunil Jangid

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Posted on Fri, 20 Apr 2018 in HIV and AIDS
Question: i was rapping coins and my fingers got dirty from rapping since my fingers touched inside my mouth any hiv hep b,c risk
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Answered by Dr. Sunil Jangid 24 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No risk for HIV.

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXXXXX

Welcome to HCM.

There is absolutely no risk of HIV and Hep B or C in your exposure so don't get worried, forget episode and live your life normally with family. If any doubt is there feel free to ask me again and I am here to help you always.

Thank You
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i spilled the soup from a container so while spilling the soup the soup touched the edge of the container any hiv hep b,c risk since i ate the soup
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Answered by Dr. Sunil Jangid 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Again zero risk.

Detailed Answer:
Dear XXXXXXX

Welcome back and thanks for follow-up.

HIV is not transmitted through the ways you asked for so don't think much about HIV or Hepatitis B, C because you are absolutely safe and risk free. Be relaxed, allay your fear or anxiety and move ahead. Wishing you very happy and healthy life.

Thank You
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