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hep c exposure at hair salon
Sep 12, 2005

hello, i've accidently cut my scalp when i was washing my hair in the morning then immediately went to the hair salon to get my hair washed and cut. is it possible for me get exposed to hep c if the person washing my hair or hairdresser had contacted another customer's blood on his/her hands?

Response from Dr. Dieterich

Not unless they were washing your hair with blood of a hepatitis C infected person! No real risk! Keep washing! DTD



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