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Possible Hep C/HIV infection - am I clear?
Aug 2, 2011

Hi Dr. McGovern

Someone used my razor back at the end of april but I'm not sure if I washed it off before using it. I tested negative yesterday using the HIV rapid test. Am I in the clear or do I need further testing? Also if someone test's negative for HIV after 1 year and regardless of a HEP C coinfection are they in the clear?

Thanks for all your hard work

Response from Dr. McGovern

Yes to both questions. You are both all set as far as I am concerned. The razor risk is very low and I would be happy with just a 3 month follow-up. The concerns about HCV are not really applicable here.



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