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Please clarify further the circumstance-
You had blood on your finger- but was it your blood? Did you have a cut on your finger that was bleeding?
Or was it the patient's blood? And if so- was your skin intact with just his blood on the surface?
Well, I would say your risk of HIV is essentially zero-
You may have cut yourself on something without knowing it-
but without exposure to contaminated blood from the patient, you would not have been exposed to HIV.
Now I am sure you could come up with some paranoid ideas about how you may be exposed to his blood, but that would not sound likely.
I would not recommend any post-exposure prophylaxis to you (PEP).
Frankly I don't even consider this an exposure, and would not necessarily do follow up testing, but I suspect you want to for your piece of mind.
I would not stop breastfeeding either due to this event, assuming you are not infected at baseline.
Always ask if you need clarification/more information.
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