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Wound to wound hiv

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Open is Open: It is important to remember that viruses like hepc, HIV and others are strings of proteins that are connected by very weak bonds. They require many t ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
HIV is hard to get: I am not sure what you are really asking. Hiv is not caught in normal life settings. It is not caught from inanimate objects, from casual contact with ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
21 years experience Podiatry
With difficulty: The wound would have to be actively bleeding and you would need a break in the skin in order for the virus to penetrate. There also needs to be enough ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Mosquito: It is extremely doubtful. That you will develop hiv
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HIV: It can be a possibility if the dermatoscope has been in contact with an open wound on a HIV patient and then used on a open wound of a healthy person. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Moist transmission: Hiv virus is best transmitted when there is contact between someone with the disease who has an open wound or whose moist mucous membranes (mouth, pen ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Not from a scab: The person is no longer bleeding. You won't catch it from touching the scab / scar.
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Same as without: Scab formation / blood clot organization is unaffected even late in HIV infection.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
36 years experience Wound care
Wimpy virus: Hiv is best transmitted through moist mucous membrane to moist mucous membrane contact or into an open wound such as via a needlestick or blood spla ... Read More

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