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Please help me Dr. Very scared! I need you!
Nov 12, 2009

First i want to say I suffer from severe anxiety and am losing sleep over this. I used a public bathroom last week. I am a woman and had to pee really badly. I was standing up while peeing and some of the toilet water backsplashed onto my vaginal area(opening). There was some feces and possibly some blood in the water. If the person before me was hiv infected am I at risk! I was diagnosed with herpes type 1 several months ago. Please answer me. I can't sleep. Cheers!

Response from Dr. McGovern

You would not get HIV or hepatitis viruses with this scenario.

Need treatment

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