Here is my story, last 2 days, i saw a motorcycle accident. So i give helping hand and pull him up. He was bleeding that time and some blood contacted my hand, arm & shirt. After that he feel better, he shake hand with me and i stupidity shake hand with him too. I know his hand have some scar.. If my skin have some open wound will i get infected ? do i need testing?
Welcome to the Forum. It was good of you to help this person. Your assistance to him did not put you at risk for HIV or other infections. First, it is unlikely that he had HIV. Secondly and more importantly however, HIV is not spread through this sort of contact. Even if you had a cut on your hand and blood was transferred from him to you in this way, there is still no risk of HIV. There is no medical need for testing either. I would not worry. EWH
thanks Dr . hiv transmission through blood is by injection only ? after I shake hand with him I did not wash my hand and touch other part of my body . like penis . if there is still dried blood will I get infected ?
ok final question , if I touch open sores(it look like herpes ) on my lips , mouth , hand and body skin lession will not get infected ? hiv through blood infection only by injection or blood transfusions ?
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