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Touching blood

I noticed while collecting money from someone at work today there hand was bleeding I took there money washed my hands..i have a pretty nasty cut myself monday it looks close to healed my question is..if there was blood on the card and my cut hit it what are the hiv chances?
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I can still open the cut..
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No chance at all.
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I'm with Teak.  You're worrying over nothing!
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even if blood gets into the wound? Im not really worried just trying to obtain knowledge
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1563685 tn?1310402354
HIV is transmittable through unprotected vaginal/anal sex, sharing needle, and from mother to child. HIV virus immediately becomes inactive/uninfectious if it comes to contact with the air.
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Not that way, the infant could've got HIV from his/her mother during labouring.
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188761 tn?1584567620
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Well, that is not a definitive information and there's nothing factual about it yet. It's been reported as a possibility and there's a lot of contradicting information. The researches on the viral inactivation on exposure out side it's host has a solid base and the piece of info you dug out stands with quite some loop holes. Once again, I know it made some news lately, but there has been quite some other hoaxed news that had been flowing across the globe from the time HIV was discovered, the another one I remember that made quite a news in my country, was few individuals that got infected by a local fast food vendor by the means of blood exposure on the eatable. Quite whacky but that's what the media loves, out of the box news, factuality doesn't count!
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There are about 3 cases documented by the CDC.

And how about that?
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1563685 tn?1310402354
"One of the cases was born to an HIV-infected mother. The child was born HIV uninfected -- when you do the testing early on. Then the child later seroconverted." - The child could've seroconverted late during the pregnancy process, but the HIV was not long enough in the body to be detected post-natal.

"The second case in Miami, which also occurred in the 90s, was an HIV-uninfected child born to a mother who was HIV uninfected. The mother was uninfected to begin with. This child was fed pre-masticated food by the great-aunt, who was an HIV-infected relative." - HIV can be infectious through lactating to infants (but not adults), and it was still not clear whether the great-aunt had breast-fed the infant but hadn't been aware her status whether breast-feeing would've posed HIV risk.

No clear info on the third one, so I can't tell whether it's right or wrong.
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Why do we not have some thing called as 'like' on medhelp, just like they have on facebook. If they had one in here, my ''super like'' would have been on Teak's comment. I love you for this one, man. Body.com, so freakin' LOL!  
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No risk
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So is that a no I mean seems kinda back and fourth
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You never had a risk period.
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Thank you very much..so pretty much if you dont use iv needles and stay protected your good?
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