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Offline olive

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fear from injection
« on: June 13, 2006, 09:48:39 AM »
Dear experts,

Your forums has been one part of my life ! Thanks for spiritual support of everyone who is suffering fears from hiv.

I need your help now. This morning i went to the clinic to have a vein injection, when the nurse finished that, she drew the needle out off my vein, there is much blood come from my cut, in a hurry , i picked up a piece of cotton on the table to cover my cut. Suddenly, i remember that i had touched the door knob with my hand. Because it's a clinic, many persons come here to have injection, there would be some blood left on the door knob, and i might touch some blood in my hand, three minutes later, i picked up the cotton with the same hand to cover my vein cut.

1. what's my risk in this situation?
2.would hiv survived outside  three minutes later?
3.Is there any documented case of infection happened before?

Best wishes!

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Re: fear from injection
« Reply #1 on: June 13, 2006, 10:01:23 AM »
Olive,

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