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Is there any chance for me to get HIV by a drop of blood falling into my hand ?

hey i am a doctor by proffesion and some days before a drop of blood of a patient fell on my hand i wiped it immediately and washed it with spirit and i was not having any injury or cut at that part of skin . am i in risk of getting infected by hiv please help
Asked On : Tue, 1 Mar 2011
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Hiv is never transmitted through the intact skin. Blood to blood conact or contact with mucosa is a must for the infection to occur. Also, it depends on the viral load of the patient too. Dont worry. You are safe.
Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Tue, 1 Mar 2011
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