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I just gave blood at school and all my friends are scaring me saying I can get hiv fron that is that true?

No. HIV is transmitted in blood, semen, vaginal fluids, and breast milk, so some people are concerned about the risk of HIV when giving blood. However, hospitals, blood banks, and health care providers in the United States are extremely careful. Syringes and needles are only used once.

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