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Posted by: Paul | 2010/05/20

Anxiety blood phobia

I have a blood phobia and stepped on some smeared blood while bare foot, other than a cracked heel i had no open fresh wound do I need to worry about having contracted HIV as I am worried and anxious. Can athletes foot also be an open wound?

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Hallo Paul
HIV will only be transmitted with fresh wet blood having contact with an open wound
Dr Bets

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Posted by: Paul | 2010/05/21

Does that mean my own wound would have to be fresh and bleeding and the blood on the floor would have to be fresh and get right in which is highly unlickely. ie there was no risk

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Posted by: cyberdoc | 2010/05/20

Hallo Paul
HIV will only be transmitted with fresh wet blood having contact with an open wound
Dr Bets

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