|Very Concerned...I couuld sure use your advice!
Apr 4, 2007
Hello Dr. McGovern,
I went to an appointment this morning and after touching the doors of the office, realized there was someone in the waiting room who has Hepatitis C. I had an open, fresh cut on the top of my index finger. If it touched infected fresh blood on the door from this person, could I have come into contact with the disease? Thank you for your help!
Response from Dr. McGovern
THis would be extraordinarily unlikely. I would not give this another thought.
hep B and hiv
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