A member asked:

Yesterday a repairman after complrtin his job he got big cut on his hand and then gave pen to sign.so what's risk for hiv if anyhow i touched his blood?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Robert Killian answered

Specializes in General Practice

First, this is not how people get hiv. If it was doctors, nurses, paramedics and hospice workers, just to name a few would be infected. Second, your skin is a very good barrier to bugs and viruses in general. Third, it is a bit offensive that you think this repairman has hiv. So, to answer you question, the risk is zero.

Answered Sep 4, 2017



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