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my mom has hepatitis - concern
May 20, 2006

hey, my mom has hep c i used her toothpaste and then realized that the opening of the tube had a yellowy brown coating on the dried tooth paste around it - if this was blood and it got on my brush would i be at risk - because my gums bleed

also i was playing my friends drums and cut myself on the rim of one of the drums (which is a common drummer problem) if he did the same thing before me would i be at risk- there was blood on my hand but im not sure if its mine - there is also a very very small cut on my hand.

ok thanks so much dr mcgovern

Response from Dr. McGovern

I would not consider these exposures in need of evaluation.

hep b and HIV
Undetectable Viral Load and Infectiousness

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