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A 37-year-old female asked:

How much blood does it take for hiv transmission into the eyes? i just need peace of mind.

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Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Can't tell: Although this mode of transmission has been reported, it is quite rare. It is also impossible to tell how much blood it make take since it depends on whether your eyes are already inflamed and the viral count in the f blood. If you are concerned, just get tested even though the risk is very low.
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