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Risk for HepC or HIV
Nov 6, 2005

Hi Dr.

I was wanting to know if thier is any risk for HepC or HIV transmission from an electric shaver "clippers" in a salon. I recceived a haircut today and was accidently scratched on the neck. No active bleeding but stung when I went home and rubbed alcohol on the red mark. Thankyou.

Response from Dr. McGovern

I would not consider this a "risk" that you have to investigate. The fact that there was no active bleeding is extremely reassuring.

If you are still anxious, you should speak with your medical provider for further counseling.

Dr. M

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