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Need to know if you would be contracted with HIV if a gay with a deep puncture wound in his finger touches your face?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Highly unlikely

Although nothing is impossible, this comes close.
If a patient with HIV disease had an open bleeding wound and touched a cut on your face that was also fresh and open then there might be a possibility. This does not seem to have ever occurred, but there is always a potential. Hiv is transmitted sexually or by blood transfer by transfusion, needle sharing or organ transplant.

In brief: Highly unlikely

Although nothing is impossible, this comes close.
If a patient with HIV disease had an open bleeding wound and touched a cut on your face that was also fresh and open then there might be a possibility. This does not seem to have ever occurred, but there is always a potential. Hiv is transmitted sexually or by blood transfer by transfusion, needle sharing or organ transplant.
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