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I was helping someone that injured his hands and it was bleeding, due to his nails are long and I was scratched by him and it started bleeding as well, and his blood was all over my hand including where he scratched me making his blood to enter my own blood, will hiv occur since his blood entered my wound
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20620809 tn?1504362969
The only ways that HIV is transmitted have been given. What you describe is not going to transmit the virus. You can argue but these are the facts. Unless you have unprotected vaginal or anal sex or share IV drug needles to inject drugs, you do not need to worry about HIV.

Why do you THINK health care workers wear gloves? You think that is because of HIV?  No. They know how HIV is transmitted. But there are other viruses that THEY have they don't want to spread and viruses that others have that they don't want to get.  Think . . . cold, flu, etc. Think germs and infection.  Not hiv.
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Thank you for the answers, please one last question, can hiv be transmitted through ingestion, I mean eating or drinking something that has infected blood on it,
I already listed the ONLY TWO methods of transmission above.
3191940 tn?1447268717
The only risks for HIV in adults are:
1) Having unprotected anal or vaginal sex, or
2) sharing intravenous needles with IV drug users.

You can't get HIV from someone scratching you, even if that person had blood on their hands.  HIV has to enter your bloodstream, which is NOT easy, and never happens when superficial cuts or scrapes are involved.
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But his fresh blood entered my own open wound making me to be worried, secondly why do people working in the hospital wear gloves since hiv become inactive when it comes in contact with air
HIV is not the only disease that exists.  Medical personnel wear gloves for MANY reasons, but the most likely type of infection spread by hands would be a bacterial infection.  No one wears gloves to protect themselves from HIV, since HIV is not spread by hands, or via superficial wounds.

I read your entire post the first time, and I understand what happened.  You did not have ANY risk for HIV.  
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