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Wahiawa, HI
A 26-year-old female asked:

Can you get hiv from black mold? some got into my hand and breast that have cuts on them. was cleaning whle in the shower. also i breastfeed my 6m old. like said the old got into my cuts :( freaking out a bit. should we get tested for hiv?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Coo down: You can not get HIV from touching a moldy object, with or without cuts on your hands. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex, if you have sex. Get HPV vaccine
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