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soccer and dried blood

hi, i'm have OCD and things like contact with dried blood kind of make me panic. I was playing soccer in a gymnasium when i noticed a dark red stain drop on the floor. It was kind of the outline of a drop of dried blood. I'm not sure how old it was, but my concern is that i stepped of it. If i did, would this mean that my shoe is now carrying HIV? Could my shoe pass it onto my hands when i it off? And if i went to the bathroom or something else immediately after that or got a cut, could i acquire hiv?
thank you

HIV through spit

Dear Experts

I went to a shop today. A man at the counter started talking to me, quite loudly for some reason, and his spit landed in my eye. It was not much, of course, because he did not spit on purpose, but I could feel it getting into my right eye. Am I at risk for HIV? Do I need to test for it at 3 months? What he has bleeding gums? I am so worried. Thank you

HIV infection bleeding cut on a hand

I would like to ask you advice. 2 days ago I was at the gym, and during my trainig I cut my middle finger. It was a bleeding cut, but I didnt notice it until I shaked the hands of some of my gymmates there with my bloody hand. My question is that is there any risk that I catch HIV if I shaking hands with a bleeding cut ? Maybe it's a silly questions, but I'm not expert in these things and I was scared a little bit.
Thank you and Best Regards, Balazs

Hiv from popping my pimple please read

Well this is a very weird story. So firstly there was this guy in my class he was biting his finger and I don’t know if he was bleeding. But today he did a fist bump and I had my glove on. What I am scared is that if he might have been bleeding, he seems like a dirty person. After I touched my gloves and popped my pimple. But there was no blood on my gloves. I am scared that there could of been blood residue ?? That could of infected into my body.

Nicked vulva while sharing a shaving razor?

Would it be possible to contract HIV if I used a shaving razor after someone else of an unknown HIV status, and ended up nicking my vulva (as it's a mucous membrane)? Would it be protected because it's superficial wound? I am mostly worried because I don't know how much time passed between the individual using it and me using it after they had, and if I am more at risk if the razor cut was on my vulva/genitals.

Please, please help to ease my anxieties. Thank you.

HIV through sharing a razor?


I'm really anxious. About 10 years or so ago, my brother used my razor without telling me. I then proceeded to use the razor in the shower. I don't know if there was any blood on the razor, but I did cut/nick myself and had some sores from shaving. I don't know how much time passed between him and me using the razor, either, but I've been so anxious about it ever since. It doesn't help that there are conflicting reports on websites, from articles and doctors alike, whether sharing razors can transmit HIV.

If his blood had been on the razor and I then nicked myself (I was using it to shave my genitals, to make matters worse), would it be possible to contract HIV?

blood on the subway train

Hi, I was on an escalator in the metro when i noticed blood on the bottom of the ramp. I'm not sure if it was dry or not. If it was hiv+ and wet, and if my clothing touched it, and if i touched that part of my clothing (i did not see any blood on my hands) and then went to the bathroom, could i get anything?

Please answer me! Am I at risk for hiv?

I sent a question in recently but noticed it was not answered and I was hoping someone could please answer my question. I am worried about a bottle of lubricant I have that I am scared someone contaminated. I am worried that someone may have used a needle that is used for injecting (filled it up with bodily fluids, blood or sperm) and injected into my lubricant bottle. Then when I had sex my boyfriend used some lube and placed it on his penis and then in my vagina and I am worried that if someone did contaminate my lubricant by injecting bodily fluids in it, could hiv live in the bottle of lubricant and then infect me the way that I described? The person that I am worried about used to be a drug user and alcoholic and they were at my house as a guest and now I am worried for some reason that they went into my room and found my lubricant and injected something into it. I don't know why I am thinking like that probably because I am being irrational but I was wondering if that is a way of transmission and if this is something I need to be worried about? I am also worried that they touched my insulin needles that I use to inject insulin in my cat and am worried they did something to them. I accidentally poked myself prior to injecting insulin into my cat with one of my (new needles) that I am worried what if this person contaminated my needles.. They do have access to needles because they use them on their own diabetic cat and of course they were a drug user. Anyway do I need to be worried now about hiv or am I sounding irrational? Please tell me the truth. Can you catch hiv in any of the scenarios I asked and do you think I need to throw away the bottle of lube now and should not use it? Keep in mind this person as far as I know did not go into my room and opening up drawers to find this bottle of lube that I know of but for some reason my mind is worried that they did this. Please let me know if I am at risk? Can hiv live in bottles of lube that have a cap? Do you think I need to be worried that they found my cats insulin needles and started poking themselves with them or injecting bodily fluids into them with the hope that I accidentally poke myself or do I sound really irrational? I never saw them going through any of my stuff including touching my cats insulin needles that I actually hid because I knew they were coming over and I just forgot to hide the lube bottle but that was away in my room in a drawer but I did not see them or anyone go upstairs. Please answer me as soon as possible! Am I at risk, should I throw away my lube, do you think my cats insulin needles are contaminated? Sorry for the questions I am really stressed out.


Hello,I’ve pierced my ears many years ago but yesterday found that I couldn’t wear earings because I hadn’t used earings for long time and my ears holes were closed and had tiny layer of skin on their.so i used my earings to open the holes and it caused bleeding and inflammation. I’m not sure that those earings and my hands were clean or not,but I’m sure nobody use my earings at least for 2 days.so am i at any risk?thank you so much

Used Band-aid

i was in class when i noticed a bloody band-aid on the desk next to me. The blood seemed dried. Someone must have gotten ride of it because a guy sat down at that same desk, where the bloody band-aid used to be, and didn't seem bothered. My question is, since the band-aid was bloody and assuming it was HIV+, could the blood on it make it so that it would be unsafe to sit in that seat and use that table? Could the dry blood on the band-aid transfer HIV to the guys clothes? If he touched the dry blood and then went to the bathroom, could he get HIV? Or if i touched where the band-aid used to be, me being a woman, and then went to the bathroom or something could i get HIV? What if i get a cut after or before having touched it? Also, i want to know if it is possible to get HIV from blood if you touch it indirectly, as in touching a clothing that touched dry blood and then going to the bathroom? Is HIV transferable from object to object?


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