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A 20-year-old female asked:

Hello doctors i was at office and they sent me to pick files. i picked a red file and it had sticky liquid which i touched with my hands after i washed my hands.i have no wounds in my hands am i at risk of hiv?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Not HIV: A superficial or deep infection remains possible if having a superficial wound. HIV transmission otherwise is not possible in above scenario.

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