I think I caught an STD?

Patient

Q: Hi, I just had unprotected sex with my partner. During the intercourse he started to bleed...badly. There was so much blood that I felt like I was on my period. I showered right after and there's still a lot of blood stuck in there. I think while cleaning it I accidently cut myself and I feel like his blood has been transmitted to my open wound. It stings when I pee, I definitely have a cut. He says he's clean but can I still get an STD or HIV/AIDS if his blood was transmitted to my open wound?

Doctor

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