Can You Get HIV from Touching Dried Blood?

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No, you can not get HIV from touching dried blood. HIV is transmitted by an exchange of blood without the blood being exposed to oxygen. This is done from an open wound to an open wound, sexual intercourse or a blood transfusion.
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