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A 24-year-old female asked:

How much blood is needed to transmit hiv through the eye? can makeup remover kill hiv?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 30 years experience
NO risk: In multiple studies around the world exposure to blood in the eye is not risky for HIV infection. But, it is dangerous for both hepatitis b and c. I have no idea why you would ask about makeup remover. Please do not put makeup remover in an eye. That may cause permanent damage.
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