A 25-year-old female asked:
last week, i was talking to a friend and she lets spit fly out when she talks and like a couple tiny droplets hit my eye. any risk for hiv or hep b?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered
52 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV transmission: In theory this could transmit HIV, but in 35+ years of the known worldwide HIV epidemic and mllions of infected persons, none are known or suspected to be infected in this manner. There is little or no risk, nothing to worry about.
Answered on Apr 30, 2020
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