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Old 05-08-2013, 11:23 AM   #1
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irrationally afraid?

So I went to lunch with a friend of a friend, he has hiv (but apparently a low count?) and we had appetizers that we were sharing and as it was interesting ethnic cuisine we were all sharing our dishes and such. This I was completely comfortable with because you cannot contract hiv by saliva and such. I had bites of his food, he handled my sort of taco dish with his hands (though the lower part was wrapped in foil so I don't know if he touched the part I ate on either his food or mine)

That said, and this may sound paranoid or not, but he had what appeared to be a blood blister or on one fingertip, and a small scabbed cut another fingertip. Should I be worried about the chance of infection? There was no running blood but I'm still a bit anxious

 
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Old 05-08-2013, 11:32 AM   #2
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Re: irrationally afraid?

HIV once exposed to air or other liquids becomes inactive, so you would not be at risk even if their was any blood which I would not expect so.
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Re: irrationally afraid?

unless you are sharing iv drug needles or having
unprotected sex (not oral)
you should have absolutly no HIV concerns...

 
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