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Very worried mother
May 7, 2011

Hello, I am very concerned about my 5 year old daughter because we were at a park today and she was wearing flip flops...she had cut her toe on a sharp sticker in the grass and as we were walking back to our vehicle, I did not notice until too late that she had just walked over a used condom that was sitting on the ground that someone must have just discarded there at the park. I do not know how long that condom had been sitting there but it most definitely looked used; since my daughter had a fresh cut on her foot, is there any possible way she could have gotten anything transmitted from walking on that used condom? I would truly appreciate your help as I am very worried!

Thank you

Response from Dr. McGovern

I would not be concerned about this event.... Your daughter should be fine.

isolated alp elvation
HepB ;treatment with Pegasys

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