|First sexual experience and hep B/C
Jan 26, 2005
Please help me because I am extremely scared after my first "sexual" experience. I wanted to try "toy-sex" before doing it with my girlfriend so I went to a sexshop and bought a sex-doll. At first I put a finger in it's vagina and realized that it had been used before by someone else(it was wet inside and there was some kind of gel or sperm, I don't know what) so I didn't have sex with it.
I am scared right now that if the previous user had bepatitis b/c I could catch it because I had a 1 day old cut on my finger where the sperm could get in. (I'm also a nail-bitter). I don't know if it was sperm or not or if there was some invisible blood in it. Is it possible to catch hep b/c this way?
I tested 1 week after this incidence but this period is not enought. I had also had hepb vax 7 years ago but my titter now is 50 (and I read that lower than 100 is not enought).
Should tell my parents and get tested? It's very embarassing.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
I do not think that you need to get hepatits B or C testing for this kind of exposure. The cut was already a day old and I think the chances are remote.
If you have any residual concerns, your antibody titre would still be somewhat protective at that level.
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