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hello i was walking home the other night and some kid around

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hello i was walking home the other night and some kid around my age with bloody nose and came up to me and grabbed my hand, i am really freaked out because i dont know if he had hiv, i didnt have any blood on my hands that i could really see or any cut on my hand but i have a tiny litte scab on my left hand. was i at risk?

Dr B :

Hello, welcome to Justanswer, I will try to assist you with your medical question, and any medical information you seek

Dr B :

There little to no risk of HIV from this contact you have had

Dr B :

I would advise you do not think about it anymore, and I don't think you need testing

JACUSTOMER-ozqv30gy- :

so i should not even sweat it?

Dr B :

No, it is likely a waste of your time thinking about it anymore

JACUSTOMER-ozqv30gy- :

thank you its good t ohear that, before i go, can you give me some type of number figure at the possibility of me contracting hiv (% wise)

Dr B :

less than 0.1%

JACUSTOMER-ozqv30gy- :

lol thank you so much, dr. b, i read some disclaimer that people chatting are not doctors. r u a doctor?

Dr B :

I am a licensed doctor in the United States

JACUSTOMER-ozqv30gy- :

thank you!! big help! i feel like a weight has been lifted!

Dr B :

You're welcome
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