Los Angeles, CA
A 37-year-old female asked:
I am a phlebotomist. can you get hiv exposure through reopened bug bite? i think the hand sanitizer i used re opened a scab from a fresh bug bite.
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Pathology 46 years experience
No: Won't happen. Such fears are unrealistic. During the time when there was no treatment, family contacts simply did not transmit the disease except by needles or sex.
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