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no gloves when removing iv needle

when i was leaving the hospital yesterday the nurse removed my iv needle using a piece of gauze without gloves. if she had hiv blood on her hand from another patient or a cut on her hand and she was hiv positive can the blood go through the gauze and into my vein and contract hiv or would the virus become inactive being exposed to the air and light?
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186166 tn?1385259382
looks like your hiv anxiety has kicked back in (lucky us)

NO THIS WOULD NOT BE A RISK
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Oh geesh..
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yes it has trying to get help with my ocd. thank you for your answers.
1361323 tn?1323894922
Seriously dude, then the whole world would be infected.
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