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A 26-year-old female asked:

A cashier at the store had a cut on her finger and got a drop of blood on my finger. i do not have any visible breaks in my skin. hiv risk?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Unlikely: Even if the cashier has HIV, I don't see how it can be transmitted to you in the manner described. Chances are that she did not even have HIV at all
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