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no, you are not at risk for HIV from this 5th graders bloody knee.
blood on the skin will not cause you to have HIV, even if the 5th grader had HIV, which is super super super super super unlikely.
I am glad you washed your hands
you don't have to worry about HIV
let me know if you have questions.
Lol. Sorry it was a first grader. So my little spot where my hang nail was is no worry then? It was on the side of my fingernail. Everything online says open wound or break in skin so it scared me
no, broken skin on your finger is not a risk
a break in the skin like this would not put you at HIV.
don't let your anxiety get out of control with worry.
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Does the broken skin have to be deep and bloody and oozing or something? If you can't get it that way why dI'd everyone freak out on me
people should not have freaked out on you.
you should not be freaking out.
first graders don't have HIV.
a blood from a first grader will not give you HIV.
everyone was probably freaked out at the first grader skinning the knee and hurting him or herself.
No they were saying you can't get blood on you its too risky you have to were gloves. Then they said something about a blood pathogen test that I haven't taken yet
in the hospital we practice universal precautions, which means we treat all blood as if it could be contaminated with HIV.
that is why doctors and nurses wear gloves when treating patients.
you were at the school yard, so there were no gloves or masks to use.
but you had to stop the bleeding, and so in a child, it is ok to stop the bleeding with your hand and wash your hands later
it doesn't put you at risks for HIV.
Last question. Just curious if any student has hiv legally do the parents have to tell the school? Do you think I need to get tested in 3 months or whenever. ( the school nurse isbthebonrbwhobasked me about broken skin and stuff)
Are you still there
I think that depends on the different laws in different states.
but I don't think there is a federal law saying that they have to tell the schools
Do u think I need to be tested? U didn't answer that
no, I don't think you need HIV testing.
if you got HIV testing, you would be negative.