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Gracie4ever

Could I get hiv from getting cut at nail salon?

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I was getting a manicure today and the nail lady cut the side of my finger with a metal tool and it is still bleeding. I don't know what the cleaning procedures for the equipment there are. I read online that there is a known case of someone getting hiv from sharing nail equipment in 2014. What are my chances of getting hiv from this? I also got these lines lower on my finger that look like cuts, but I think they are just from my skin cracking because of the cold.

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Better chance of winning the lottery. Hiv does not survive long out of the host. And even if the person had hiv the odds are just as low. If someone drew blood with a needle from a hiv positive person and then pricked there finger it would still be a low risk because of the lack of blood flow. You are fine.

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The only way to get HIV through blood is a blood transfusion or you were pricked with a needle with someone elses blood. Such as if you were a healthcare worker. You are fine.

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