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I am worried that a person who was sharing a straw and using cocaine had a nose bleed and am concerned other sharing the straw could be at risk. No reason to think this person has HIV but not 100%. Should the group be concerned?

Doctor's Assistant: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?

No test. They were using a cut off drinking straw.

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Health Professional: Dr. Scott, Doctor (MD) replied 10 months ago
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Health Professional: Dr. Scott, Doctor (MD) replied 10 months ago

The chance of this person having HIV and transmitting HIV through salvia is almost 0%.

The research on HIV says that transmission of HIV through kissing, biting, and sharing body fluids is almost 0%.

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