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A 27-year-old male asked:

Some say hiv virus has to get into the blood stream in order to get infected.what is meaning of blood stream.even small cuts could cause the hiv infection right?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
What "some say" is wrong, In any case, you are over-reading or misinterpreting online information. None of this is important. You will never catch HIV except by unprotected sex or needle sharing with an infected person. Ignore all other possibilities. And please stop the anxiety driven questions on this forum!
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