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backsplash toilet while peeing
Jan 31, 2012

Dear Doctor, I am so afraid I have contracted HIV or hepatitis. As I was peeing I felt backsplash on my vagina. My period (light blood) was on for some hours. I wiped myself many times. I didnt look in the toilet, but I guess that there was no blood inside the water.What risk is it for getting HIV or even hepatitis like this? I am totally worried, cause the toilet was public and many other women were using it. Do I need to take PEP? Please could you tell me what to do? I m getting crazy.

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi Thanks for the question, this does not pose a risk for infection. No need for PEP so please put your mind at ease!!!!

Be well and stay safe, Shannon



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