Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
182 Doctors are Online

Can HIV be transmitted through a small abrasion on the hand ?

my small abrasion not an injury but just damaged from my hand in water long time and it brake the layer of skin that look an small abrasion it not contain blood or bleeding blood it look normal does it still have bloodstream that HIV can transmit . i want to confirm again not an injury just break of first layer of skin from rub or something but not wound .
Asked On : Thu, 28 Jul 2011
Answers:  1 Views:  331
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
Welcome to Healthcare Magic
Any break in the skin can be dangerous to transmit HIV. It is better you get the wound dressed to prevent infection. Eat plenty if fresh fruits and vegetables. Drink plenty of water. Avoid contact with any infectious regions.
Answered: Thu, 28 Jul 2011
I find this answer helpful

 1 user finds this helpful

Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor