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Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA
A 25-year-old female asked:

My hands are dry and cracked from washing them too much. can i get hiv from shaking hands with someone who has it? if they had cuts or were bleeding?

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Dr. Philip Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Transfer: usually blood to blood or by sexual secretions/unprotected vaginal or anal intercourse.
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