A member 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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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

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.

Answered Jun 22, 2017



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