Can someone interpret professional advice for me ?

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c26850
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can anyone interpret why hiv is NOT a risk this way .

as most of you know i stypidly took drugs intranasaly . long story short i got worried about hep c and hiv . i found reassurance here but i also called a help line . i was told not to worry by the hiv hep worker on the phone . who said hep c risk is so low he woudld worry and hiv risk is zero .

what is the difference is there was blood of note that i stupidly put straight into my nose to suck up ? i dont undertstand why im not at risk and some medical sites say i am ?

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  • darren84
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    Posted

    did you ask for the blood test after we last spoke?

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    • c26850
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      yeah im

      getting a test . i have until february though to wait. hep c especially is a 12 week window . the issue was first week in november 😦

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    • darren84
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      hep c is more transferable than hiv.

      if your friends dont have hep c then the note you shared wouldnt of been contaminated. hiv cant survive long without a living host so its near impossible to catch that.

      like i said before you will be completly fine. leave google alone.

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    • c26850
      β˜…3 darren84

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      haha im

      not googling i promise, im just overthinking as usual . im certainly better than i was still just nervous

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    • darren84
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      yeah i know what you mean. the over thinking is really hard to shake especially when you have already planted the what if seed😣.

      seriously though dont worry about it.

      you have more chance in catching ebola off a note in africa than you do catching hiv or hep c off of a rolled up tenner.

      id like to know your blood results when they come through so i can glout when im right🀣.

      trust me you will laugh about this one day.

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  • sam77651
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    To get HIV you need to mix infected blood with your own blood. dried blood on a note would carry the infection. The note would literally need to be dripping in blood then enter your system via a cut. sniffing drugs enters your system via respiratory system (lungs) and your stomach both of these CANNOT pass on the HIV virus.

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    • sam77651
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      dried blood wouldn't carry the infection******* sorry for the typo πŸ˜ƒ

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