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A 22-year-old female asked:

How easy is it to get hiv or hepc from blood thats outside of a persons body ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
It never happens: This never happens with HIV and probably never with the hepatitis C virus. Without direct exposure of your bloodstream (such as shared drug injection equipment) or unprotected sex, you'll never get either HIV or HCV. Don't worry about it.
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