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A 23-year-old female asked:

I spend a night at hotel while i finish showering i wiped my body private part with a towel which had dried blood in it. can i get hiv infected?

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Unlikely: It is extremely unlikely that you would contract HIV in this manner . However you do need to bring this to the attention of the hotel as well as the authority overseeing hotel operation since there is no excuse of having dried blood on a towel.
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