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contraction from a pin prick
May 15, 2011

I was at a department store and when I sat down in a chair I got stuck by a pin the kind used on clothing. The pin was sticking out of the arm of the chair. I don't know how long it was there and who else was stuck before me. Could I have gotten something from that?

Response from Dr. McGovern

I would not consider this a risk and would not recommend testing.



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