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A 22-year-old male asked:

My friend has hiv and a round cut on his palm not bleeding, but red skin exposed. we cook and wash dishes etc.i have small cuts on hand. do i get hiv?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 54 years experience
No: The risk is virtually zero in those circumstances. That is especially true if your friend is on appropriate meds for his hiv.
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