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HEP AND HIV transmission?
Oct 13, 2008

Hi there,

I know this might be a silly question but my next door neighbour who has HIV has a cat and the cat came in our house, i was stroking it, and it scratched me!! is it likely that if it scratched the owner before it came in my house and scratched me that i could have caught hiv through the scratch or even HEP C?

Freaking out a bit!

Many thanks!

Response from Dr. McGovern

No chance. Would not worry about this.

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