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Author Topic: Is this even possible??  (Read 594 times)

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Is this even possible??
« on: June 05, 2014, 02:52:44 PM »
 Hi to all, long story short, if you step on a dried blood stamp on the road and then walk to your house's carpets, is there any change you can get HIV or Hepatitis assuming you touch the carpet after with a scratch on your hand?
(i am sorry for my English is not my 1st language)

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Re: Is this even possible??
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2014, 03:09:16 PM »
HIV is a fragile hard to transmit virus . Once outside the human body small changes in temperature and PH levels damage HIV and render it unable to infect . HIV is not transmitted in the way that you are concerned with and no one has ever been infected that way .

Hepatitis is much more infectious than HIV and its possible to become infected with it in some cases after it has been exposed to the elements outside the host body . We are a HIV site so if you have further questions about Hepatitis or if you think you may have been exposed please go see a doctor and get tested .

Here's what you need to know in order to avoid hiv infection:

You need to be using condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, every time, no exceptions until such time as you are in a securely monogamous relationship where you have both tested for ALL sexually transmitted infections together.

To agree to have unprotected intercourse is to consent to the possibility of being infected with an STI. Sex without a condom lasts only a matter of minutes, but hiv is forever.

Have a look through the condom and lube links in my signature line so you can use condoms with confidence.

Although you did not have a risk and do not need to test for this specific incident , anyone who is sexually active should be having a full sexual health care check-up, including but not limited to hiv testing, at least once a year and more often if unprotected intercourse occurs.

If you aren't already having regular, routine check-ups, now is the time to start. As long as you make sure condoms are being used for intercourse, you can fully expect your routine hiv tests to return with negative results.

Don't forget to always get checked for all the other sexually transmitted infections as well, because they are MUCH easier to transmit than hiv. Some of the other STIs can be present with no obvious symptoms, so the only way to know for sure is to test.

Use condoms for anal or vaginal intercourse, correctly and consistently, and you will avoid hiv infection. It really is that simple!

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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2014, 01:56:53 PM »
  Thank you for the Quick and to the point reply, one more question is a burning (not even level 1) meaning  without blisters or redness just the feeling of skin be a bit dry and feel different considered to be a broken skin and so an entrance to HIV? or it needs to be a bleeding or more deeper burn so to consider it an entrance to the bloodstream and so a way to get infected? i hope i was as clear as possible making my question.

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Re: Is this even possible??
« Reply #3 on: June 10, 2014, 02:49:17 PM »
HIV is a fragile hard to transmit virus . Once outside the human body small changes in temperature and PH levels damage HIV and render it unable to infect . HIV is not transmitted in the way that you are concerned with and no one has ever been infected that way .

Don't use IV drug rigs after an infected person, do use condoms correctly and consistently for anal and vaginal sex and you will avoid HIV  . It really is that simple .

 


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