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Bar fight involving glass.

Hello my name is Miguel. The other night I went out with my friend who I know is HIV positive. He got into a bar fight and the guy he was fighting with smashed a beer bottle on the back of his head which in turn shattered onto my face! They both kept fighting while I suddenly just felt this wet warmth drain down my body. I was an absolute bloody mess. I literally looked like a murder scene and so did my friend who is HIV positive. Needless to say I made it home and showered and the bloody mess was gone lol. I had cuts all over my face and one deep gash on my forehead which starting draining blood again like a faucet. I made it to the hospital and received stitches on the wound and they treated the other wounds. What are the chances of contracting HIV in this situation? Its kind of freaking me out. I mean we are talking about blood here... even though the main wound was on my forehead which came from glass. Could that glass infected me coming from my friend? I know as of today I am HIV negative. How do you see this risk situation? Thank you so much.
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Jesus, that all sounds terrible.  I'm sorry that happened to you guys.

Luckily for you, you have not have an HIV risk from this incident.  However, I hope you and your friend recover.
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Little to none to clear your mind take a hiv duo test at 28 day from the date of incidence till than stop worrying ......
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