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hiv transmission risk

hi guys,

today i was at boxing and noticed some blood on and near some of the equipment (skipping rope). later while using the equipment (skipping rope), it accidently went into my mouth. I am worried that the blood may have gone into my mouth. am i at any risk here?

this is a serious question.

thank you

roy

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No, you were never at risk.

HIV is unable to reproduce outside its living host (unlike many bacteria or fungi, which may do so under suitable conditions), except under laboratory conditions; therefore, it does not spread or maintain infectiousness outside its host.

HIV is transmitted by;
Unprotected penetrative anal and/or vaginal sex
Sharing works with other IV drug users
Mother to child
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thank you for your reply Teak.

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You're welcome.
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