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I work at a blood bank in hr I got a cut on an employee file

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I work at a blood bank in hr I got a cut on an employee file and it was deep. After washing my cut with soap and applying a band aid I notice light pink colartion on the place where I got cut. If that was dried blood should I worry about things like HIV? I am married and I worry about catching something like that and bringing it to my husband.
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Customer: No I just worry about it because I don't know if it was blood and if so if it was in my cut
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 7 months ago.
This is Dr. Davida cut at work on a paper file will not put you at risk for HIV.you don't have to worry about HIV.bacterial infection is the riskwashing out the area is the best way to prevent bacterial infectionneosporin can help prevent infection.you don't have to worry about HIV.let me know if you have other questions.if done for now, please leave positive rating of 3-5 stars so I can get credit for helping you todaywe only get credit for helping clients after positive feedbackyou can always reach me directly with "a question for Dr. David" in the medicine or oncology categories if you have other questionshere is my website if you need to reach me:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-dr-david/Thanks for using JustAnswers.com

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