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Aug 28, 2011

hi, i went to the dentist and the hygenist was scaling my teeth with a dental instrument. she was wiping the plaque on my napkin or bib that they put around your neck. i adjusted the napkin earlier with my dirty hands that had been touching shopping carts, esculators, door knobs, etc. if there was dry invisible blood on my fingers via to the napkin and she wiped the dental instrument on it then picked my teeth with it could i get hep c?

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No this is not a risk

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