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A 17-year-old male asked:

I went to a public pool and someone bleed in it from his nose, will i get aids from him if he has it? (pool water entered mouth, eyes, ear, meatus, anus)

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Dr. Tim Conrad
Ophthalmology 36 years experience
No: Hiv infection cannot be caught in this way.
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