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I used toilet paper with blood to wipe my behind

Hello, I went to the toilet at work today and found blood on the handle of the toilet door. I touched it with my hand, and then the blood touched the toilet paper. Then I wiped my butt with the toilet paper. I have hemorrhoids in my anus. I often bleed. The blood on the paper may touch my hemorrhoids. Please ask if there is any risk of HIV infection in this situation?
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3191940 tn?1447268717
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You did NOT get HIV from blood on toilet paper.  It is not possible to contract HIV from any objects or textiles, even if they have blood or other fluid on them.

The only adult risks for HIV are:
1) Having unprotected penetrative anal or vaginal sex, OR
2) Sharing IV drug equipment with other IV drug users.

Zero risk. You are safe from HIV and no testing is needed.
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