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Fist fight
Jul 8, 2008

I got into a fight with a person with an unknown Hiv/Hep C status. I suffered a small cut on my knuckle. Right after the fight I cleaned it with alcohol wipes then aprox 15 mins later I washed my hands with anti-bact soap. What is my risk? Please tell me I very nervous. thank you

Response from Dr. McGovern

If your cut was contaminated by blood from the other person, I would get follow-up testing just to be on the safe side.

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