|panic dental student
Dec 20, 2011
I saw a HCV HIV positive patient today, after she filled her medical history i got it and received a paper cut from her medical history paper.... i am freaked out that maybe she had particles of blood in her hand and this passed to the cut i made... the paper cut was really small and i could not draw blood off it... i could just see a pink bump... IM FREAKED OUT
| Response from Dr. McGovern
You do not need testing.
In the future, you should see your student health service for any concerns regarding potential exposures. I would not consider this one.
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