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Author Topic: What are the chances, please help me calm down  (Read 1496 times)

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Offline blackandblue

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What are the chances, please help me calm down
« on: June 22, 2007, 02:05:32 PM »
Basically I think I am being irrational but about a year ago, late at night I was walking on a beach in Cancun, MX when I stepped and punctured my foot on the bottom of a glass bottle.  It was a deep but small cut, I immediately washed it off in the ocean and then treated it back at the hotel.  Now it was late, no other people were on the beach but I am just a little worried that there is a chace I could have caught something.  Is it possible to transmit from a broken bottle if someone had stepped on it previously?  Any advice and answers would sure be appreciated.

Offline thunter34

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Re: What are the chances, please help me calm down
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2007, 02:16:42 PM »
Wow.  Now there's an active imagination. 

No.  Not possible.
AIDS isn't for sissies.

Offline RapidRod

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Re: What are the chances, please help me calm down
« Reply #2 on: June 22, 2007, 03:16:48 PM »
Take the time to read the lessons on transmission. You can find the link in the "Welcome" thread.

Offline Andy Velez

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Re: What are the chances, please help me calm down
« Reply #3 on: June 22, 2007, 09:44:37 PM »
The quick, short and right answer is an emphatic NO!

But you need to put some of that energy you're wasting on this kind of scenario to reading the transmission lesson as suggested by Rod. This epidemic is going to be around for a longtime to come and no one can afford to be ignorant about the REAL risks.

Reading the lesson and following the recommendations will give you all the basics you need to know.

Cheers,
Andy Velez

 


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