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Unknowingly touched blood with fingers, wiped it off, then touched gums. Do I have an HIV risk?

I had unknowingly touched some blood with my fingers, and had wiped it with a cloth, few minutes i forgot about the incident and accidently touched my bleeding gums with the same finger this thing is making me crazy because the incident occured in local bar, hav i put myself at risk
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Zero risk for HIV
3191940 tn?1447268717
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The only activities that could put you at risk for HIV are:
1) unprotected, penetrative anal or vaginal sex, or
2) sharing IV drug needles.

You had ZERO RISK for HIV.  You can never get HIV from touching an object, even if it is covered in blood.
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But i had mistakenly touched my bleeding gum with the same finger
Repeat - You will NEVER get HIV from touching an object.  Ever.

Re-read the only two risks for HIV that I listed above, and you will see that your event is not on that list.
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