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hep c
Aug 16, 2011

while i'm flushing the peg tube,i accidentally got a splash from the small y-port directly into my eye.i didnt think to wash my eye..is there a possibility that i can get hepa-c..pls give me advice.i'm so worried,im losing weight ,stressed that i may have it.can't sleep,i have itchiness at times,sometimes i fell i have discomfort in right upper quadrant/right rib cage!is this the symptoms that i have it!

pls help me

Response from Dr. McGovern

No I would not consider this a risk.

However, since you are a healthcare worker, please always remember that if you are concerned about ANY exposure, you should always see your Employee Health Service for advice.



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