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Posted by: bob | 2005/12/09

HIV through eye contact

has anyone ever become infected with hiv through semen (hiv positive) and eye contact?

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Hi Bob!

The chances of that happening are extremely slim. For the virus to be transmitted, a entry-point into the bloodstream is needed and these are not readily found on the eye or in the eye-socket. Nevertheless, do get tested after three months to ensure your own peace of mind.

Stay well!
Laurent

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