Thank you so much for your great help in this website. Pls forgive my poor English.
I went to a clinic for HIV test and got Negative result today. However, when the nurse took blood, she didn’t wear glove, and she put iodine on skin of my arm and daubed it on my skin with her naked finger. Then she took blood with syringe.
Now I am worrying about getting some blood on my needle wound from naked finger of the nurse and thus getting HIV infected, since if the nurse never wore gloves during her operations to AIDS patients, she might be infected when she got wound on her finger.
My question is: let’s consider a case (maybe more serious than my actual case) in which the nurse uses her naked finger with a wound covered by blood to put iodine on my skin and daub it, and then she penetrates my skin with syringe, can I get HIV infected on my tiny needle wound from her blood on my skin? Can you pls consider the worst case? This is extremely important to me! Thank you so much!
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