Possibility of having HIV?

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A few weeks ago, maybe a tiny bit longer, my friend and I were smoking cannabis. Long story short, my friend picked up a syringe with his intention being to pack down the cannabis. He tried to pack it with the non-needle end but it was too big so he flipped it round and used the other end, I stopped him before he could try and do it properly but the needle may have touched the cannabis. Is it possible I have gotten HIV off this?

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    No there is no chance of catching hiv this way for 2 reasons 1. Hiv does not live out side of the body it only survives inside bodily fluids 2. To catch hiv the infected fluid has to getvstrait in to your blood stream either by Injecting it having unprotected sex ect. You have nothing to worry about if you want to.put your mind at rest get a rest after 28 days flr your own peice of mind.
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    I there wasn't any blood involved than I think you are ok.  Plus, the AIDs virus can only live for about 3 seconds exposed to air.  Also, if the needle had not been used where blood was involved then there is no transference of a virus that can only live in blood (or a cell).  I would still check around and maybe contact an AIDs service organization in your area.  They would be the experts.

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