Apr 15, 2007
i may have peirced my skin with a needle on the street about 5yrs ago what is the likelyhood of me contracting hiv or hep b.? i was in the army after it do you think they would have tested me for any blood born disease's.?
| Response from Dr. McGovern
I don't know that regulations on what they test for in the army. I would simply get tested for both viruses to allay your concerns.
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