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Can HIV be contracted if a drop of HIV infected blood touches your eye?
HIV Infected Through Blood Touching Eye HIV can in theory enter your body through the eye; however, although a very small number of people - usually people working in a healthcare setting - have become infected with HIV as a result of blood splashes to the eye, research suggests that the risk of HIV infection in this way is extremely small.
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No, HIV can only be transfered through blood, semen, vaginal fluid, pre-ejaculate and breast milk.
no, HIV cannot be tranmitted throught touching infected blood, only if you have open cuts or sores.
In Africa the drop in infection rate might mean that almost as many people are dying of AIDS as are being infected of HIV.
How is HIV Transmitted? HIV can be transmitted from an infected person to another through: · Blood (including menstrual blood) · Semen · Vaginal secretions ·… Breast milk Blood contains the highest concentration of the virus, followed by semen, followed by vaginal fluids, followed by breast milk. * Activities That Allow HIV Transmission · Unprotected sexual contact · Direct blood contact, including injection drug needles, blood transfusions, accidents in health care settings or certain blood products · Mother to baby (before or during birth, or through breast milk) Sexual intercourse (vaginal and anal):In the genitals and the rectum, HIV may infect the mucous membranes directly or enter through cuts and sores caused during intercourse (many of which would be unnoticed). Vaginal and anal intercourse is a high-risk practice. Oral sex (mouth-penis, mouth-vagina):The mouth is an inhospitable environment for HIV (in semen, vaginal fluid or blood), meaning the risk of HIV transmission through the throat, gums, and oral membranes is lower than through vaginal or anal membranes. There are however, documented cases where HIV was transmitted orally, so we can't say that getting HIV-infected semen, vaginal fluid or blood in the mouth is without risk. However, oral sex is considered a low risk practice. Sharing injection needles: An injection needle can pass blood directly from one person's bloodstream to another. It is a very efficient way to transmit a blood-borne virus. Sharing needles is considered a high-risk practice. Mother to Child: It is possible for an HIV-infected mother to pass the virus directly before or during birth, or through breast milk. Breast milk contains HIV, and while small amounts of breast milk do not pose significant threat of infection to adults, it is a viable means of transmission to infants.
It is very possible, but the Blood Donating Centers around the U.S. always use fresh needles to take the risk away. All though it is a common fear associated with donating blo…od, but is completely unfounded. The reason being is all blood centers in the United States use new blood bags, needles, etc. on each donor. It has been a federal requirement for many years now.
Nope. Not unless you have a fresh open cut there. Also the risk is much lower if that person is on treatment and their viral load is low.
If the needle has the residue of someone who was infected with HIV/AIDS's blood on it, and the needle goes under your skin and into your blood, then yes. However, unless you…'re punctured by the needle, you can't be infected with HIV.
Very unlikely, almost entirely impossible. Basically you need blood-to-blood, or body fluid-to-blood contact to get HIV. And what you're saying doesn't sound like it would off…er that opportunity.
hiv all started with monkeys. But hiv spread by vaginal fluid, semon, or transferring blood with someone who has the virus.
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Skin is an effective barrier to HIV, so touching menstrual blood is not a risk of catching HIV. However HIV can pass through mucous membranes, which are the tissue on the insi…de of the sexual organs, or through any cuts on your hands, though this is rarely a risk.
I could be wrong but I don't think the blood type O-negative can be affected by HIV and AIDS because the infection cannot bind with the blood cells.
In HIV and AIDS
HIV or the Human Immunodeficiency Virus, is spread by coming into unsafe contact with one or more of 5 bodily fluids. They are: Blood, Semen, Pre-Ejaculate, or, "Pre-Cum", Vag…inal Fliud, or, Secretions, and, Breast milk. The Virus mcome into contact with an uninfected persons bloodstream in order for them to become infected with HIV
While transmission could be possible, tears are probably the body fluid least likely to harbor the virus. Tears contain both salt and components that actively fight agai…nst microorganisms of all kinds. Out of all the microbes that your eyes come in contact with nearly constantly, only a few can survive long enough or in sufficient quantities to cause an infection.
No, you can't get HIV from spit in your eye. This is simply because HIV is not spread through saliva, butthrough other bodily fluids like blood and semen. Still, you shouldtr…y to avoid getting spit in your eye.
In HIV and AIDS
You contract HIV by coning into direct or indirect contact with an infected body fluid such as blood, breast milk, genital secretions (and ejaculate), fluid around the joints …(synovial fluid), and spinal fluid (CSF). Contact with any number of bodily fluids namely seminal, vaginal, and blood. You can't get it from kissing or sharing drinks or anything like that. If any of those fluids enters your body (via a cut on your genitals, inside your mouth, or through your mucous membranes, you may contract HIV.