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Can I get Hep C like this?
Aug 17, 2011

I had a small cut on my arm that was bleeding and a person with hepc touched it with her finger (by accident). her hands seemed to be clean. Can I get hepc this way?

Response from Dr. McGovern

No this would not be a risk for HCV infection.

HIV/HCV 6 months conculsive? Co-infection
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