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Pregnant, had accidentally prick with a wire. Will it affect if the HIV infected person would have used it?

Hi I was opening a gift that was given to my mom for teachers day n one of the gifts had this wire like thing wrapped around it , I m 8 months pregnant and that wire pricked me a ill no blood but I jus felt a pin prick . What if some 1 who had HIV wrapped the gift n must have pricked himself wit it in the morning ... But I opened it after say around 5 to 6 hrs
Asked On : Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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If that wire is pricked by hiv positive person prior to u
then there is .03percent chance of needle prick spreading
U shoul get ur self investigated for all 3viral marker
Answered: Sat, 8 Sep 2012
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