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A 40-year-old male asked:

Its true virus cannot survive in an hiv positive drop of dried blood but what if a person touched a tiny wet drop of blood and has a cut?

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Dr. Anthony Vertino
Clinical Psychology 24 years experience
In hospitals: In hospitals, the risks of exposure to blood borne virus is taken very seriously. Precisely the example you've given is what they try to prevent. So, while minimal, there is a risk of infection.

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