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A 30-year-old female asked:

Was washing my hands at work then noticed a reddish stain like dried blood on sink for washing hands. i didn't touched. now am scared to get hiv because i had a small wound in my hands. am i at risk of contracting hiv?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
No HIV risk: You cannot catch HIV in this way, even if the stain was HIV infected blood. No worries.
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