Jan 21, 2006
Hello Doc.Barbara McGovern I am housesitting for a friend. But yesterday, I realized he had been using a toothbrush for cleaning the small jars in his apartment. I dont know if he ever used the toothbrush for his teeth and I started to worry about things with all the "what if....?" questions. Do I have a risk for HIV and HCV infection if he did use the brush for his teeth, where there could have been blood on it. I am already a hepatitis b carrier, really don't wanna get anything else.....please answer, I am a bit panicing!! Thanks a lot in advance!
Response from Dr. McGovern
There is no risk to you.
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