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Massage with scratch/wound hiv risk

Hello. Lastnight i got swedish oil massage, while i was entering the room i ve got my hand scratched and seen some red tissue with blood. I ve washed my hands then got the massage. Does it puts me in risk if masseuse has wounds or blood in her hands. Thank you very much
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Your situation involves personal contact with an object in air  ( hand, maybe blood, maybe open cuts, etc. ) . You will be happy to learn that you had no risk, because you can't get hiv from personal contact except unprotected penetrating vaginal or anal with a penis, neither of which you did and you didn't share hollow needles to inject with which is the only other way to acquire hiv - there are ONLY 3 ways to get hiv. Note that 2 of them require a penis and the third requires a hollow injecting shared needle - there are no OTHER ways to get hiv. Analysis of large numbers of infected people over the 40 years of hiv history has proven that people don't get hiv in the way you are worried is a risk.
Hiv is a fragile virus in air or saliva and is effectively instantly dead in either air or saliva so the WORST that could happen is dead virus rubbed you, and obviously anything which is dead cannot live again so you are good. Blood and cuts would not be relevant in your situation since the hiv has become effectively dead, so you don't have to worry about them to be sure that you are safe.
There is no reason for a person to test when they are safe. The advice took into consideration that the other person might be positive, so move on and enjoy life instead of thinking about this non-event. hiv prevention is straightforward since there are only 3 ways you can become infected, so next time you wonder if you had a risk, ask yourself this QUESTION. "Did I do any of the 3?" Then after you ANSWER "No, I didn't" you will know that it's time to move on back to your happy life.
No one got hiv from what you did during 40 years of hiv history and no one will get it in the next 40 years of your life either.  You can do what you did any time and be safe from hiv.
The other person's status is irrelevant when you have no exposure to live virus.
If you still have questions about your risk, after reading all of the above, then it is because you didn't answer the QUESTION above.
"I know it is impossible as i read all the messages in internet regarding this situation." The first step to peace for you is to stop googling hiv cold turkey because even after you read no risk you didn't believe it and just keep on googling for death again.
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The only risks for hiv transmission are to have unprotected vaginal or anal sex or sharing IV needles to inject drugs. Air inactivates the virus. A scratch on your hand, a scratch on the massage person's hand would not infect you with HIV. No risk.
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Thank you for your answer. I know it is impossible as i read all the messages in internet regarding this situaiton. But i have to add one last thing. In massage rough touches are happening. Doesnt it make difference from daily touches such as hand shaking etc.


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