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Can I get HIV like this?
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An_246781 posted:
I have multiple piercings (all over 2-3 months old) one of them however, is still irritated. Two weeks ago, I went to the beach and without thinking, I got in, (piercing has to be at least two months, it was) and at the time two of my friends got cut from seashells. If they had HIV could they infect me from the blood seeping into my semi healed/ semi irritated piercing?
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georgiagail responded:
Are you asking if you got into the water on the beach with some friends who cut themselves on sea shells and were HIV positive, could you become infected that way?

If so, the answer is no.

Gail


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