A 26-year-old member asked:
Does urine carry hiv? the nurse was dealing with the urine test paper with bare hands, she didn't wash her hands didn't wear gloves. while she was drawing my blood she kept touching the right spot where the needle penetrates my vein with her finger
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Dr. Gurmukh Singhanswered
Pathology 51 years experience
See below: HIV is not transmitted through urine. Visit this site for information on HIV transmission: https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/basics/transmission.html Wish you good health!
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