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can i get hiv from a doorknob?

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Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience Infectious Disease
No-: Passed through blood, saliva, or semen, HIV does not survive on dry surfaces for very long. Even if the knob has virus, it would still require a portal of entry like a cut in the skin, or touching mucous membranes.
Answered on Dec 22, 2014
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