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super scared I cant even sleep
Feb 20, 2011

I was cleaning my countertop from a paient (dental) who is of high risk, he didnt refer any illness in his medical history but he is of high risk... when I was cleaning, some wax that had been in his mouth (he has gingival bleeding) popped up when i tried picing it up and hit me near the eye.. It didnt go in because I didnt feel anything... it his me in the skin above the eye.. i imediatly looked in the mirror, to see if it was still there.. but it wasnt, I cleaned off and was relieved that it had not gotten in my eye.... but now my mind is going nuts! thinking of possibilities, percentages... thinking of what if it touched a bit of my eye.. im freaked out about hcv and hiv...

Response from Dr. McGovern

I don't not consider you at risk.



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