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hand washing. OCD.
Feb 12, 2011

Dr, Mc Govern, first of all thank you for you wirk.

I wonder if you can answer me, i am an OCD sufferer already "in therapy". I am sure your help would be useful.

What happens if -when I wash my hands 'dirty" with hepatitic viruses- some soap/soapy water falls on me? Would the viruses be transferred on me? Would this pose a risk for further infection and virus transmission.

I'd be glad if you can help.

Please !

Response from Dr. McGovern

No this would not pose a risk at all.

hepa b

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