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I went in to an HIV clinic for a routine test after a blood transfusion. My hands are cut up because I wash them frequently. Would touching the countertops and door handles be a risk? I'm not 100% sure I wasn't bleeding, but if I was it wasn't profusely.
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No risk,you can't contract HIV via fomities like door handles,etc.No need to worry.
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Thank you! I just didn't know if it made any sort of difference if the cuts were not completely closed.
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It doesn't matter about the cuts,HIV becomes inactive & unable to infect once exposed to air.
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