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sore throat and two boils towards my throat

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Two to three years ago i spent the night at a hotel with my boyfriend and in the morning i took a shower after i came out of the shower i dried off with the towel that was placed there, after finish using the towel i noticed that there was a stain on it that what looks like dried blood. Am i at any risk of getting infected with hiv? One month back an HIV infected person at work touched my hands and two days after i got a sore throat and two boils towards my throat am i infected????


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replied December 29th, 2015
HIV and AIDS Answer A55435
Hello and Welcome

I appreciate your concern

Based on the history you gave , its unlikely that you are infected with HIV if the contact was with intact skin and you washed the area clean afterwards. If you are worried then you can get tested via the fourth generation rapid test and repeat the test in 3 months time to be more sure.

Wishing you best of health

Thanks


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