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Are there any chances of getting aids from getting aids blood on a cut?

Are there any  chances of getting aids from getting aids blood on a cut?

Yes.: Any time you have an open wound that is exposed to a patient with hiv/aids, there is a risk to becoming infected. The risk is very small, however, you should be checked out by your physician - they may want you to be tested and/or treated prophylactically depending on the circumstances. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
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Aids (Definition)

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome, or AIDS, is the final stage of HIV, which causes intense damage to the immune system. It is associated with a low CD4 lymphocytes count and clinical signs of immune dysfunction. Specifically, AIDS begins when the CD4 cell ...Read more


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How likely is the contraction of aids from getting aids blood on a cut?

How likely is the contraction of aids from getting aids blood on a cut?

Depends on situation: If blood from an HIV positive person contacts a cut on another person, the likelihood of transmission would depend on many factors, such as: volume of blood in exposure, viral load of the infected patient, nature of the wound (healing with an intact scab/crust versus open wound), duration of contact and immediate cleansing versus not... If low viral load and minimal splash, then limited risk... ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting aids from getting blood?

What are the chances of getting aids from getting blood?

Very low: Risk of HIV from transfusion is about 1 in 1.5 million. Risk of hep c is about 1 in 1 million. Risk of hepatitis b is about 1 in 300, 000. ...Read more

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What is the liklihood of getting aids from blood to blood contact through a small cut?

What is the liklihood of getting aids from blood to blood contact through a small cut?

Get it checheked: Very very high, ist hand body fluid, ck for hepatitit too, specially b, be careful, and recheck. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i got aids blood in my open wound on my hand how fast would I have to cut off my hand to avoid getting aids?

Can you tell me if i got aids blood in my open wound on my hand how fast would I have to cut off my hand to avoid getting aids?

Cutting off your: hand would NEVER be the solution. It sounds like that scenario is a scary one for you. I encourage you to google AID's and HIV transmission. Take your time and learn more about this. Take care. ...Read more

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How safe are blood transfusions? What are the odds of getting AIDS and hepatitis from this?

How safe are blood transfusions? What are the odds of getting AIDS and hepatitis from this?

59 Deaths in 2013: Transfusion is safer today than ever, but as any other intervention in medicine has risks associated with it. The infectious disease most commonly associated with transfusion is bacterial contamination in platelet components about 1 in 12, 000 transfusions. To put it in perspective HIV and HCV is about 1 in 2 million. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting aids from fingering with a cut on hand? Is the cut on the hand super dangerous?

What are the chances of getting aids from fingering with a cut on hand?  Is the cut on the hand super dangerous?

Same As Any: It would be the same for any cut on any part of the body. The risk increases with the amount of blood and how deep the blood is exposed into the wound. On average, the risk of HIV being transmitted to a person from exposure of blood from an HIV positive person to an open wound or cut is estimated at 0.03%. ...Read more

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What are the chances of getting aids as a woman?

Depends: That depends on what you do. Your chances go up if you're having unprotected sex with male partners who might be infected. More partners means greater risk. High risk partners are those who have multiple partners themselves (especially those having sex with both men and women, which they don't always reveal) or partners who inject heroin or cocaine. ...Read more