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Gka978
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Am I at risk? Open cuts on hands...
      05/08/11 08:31 PM

First, I'm sorry if this seems like a trivial question. My next step will be addressing anxiety issues

I have two scratches/cuts on my right hand, both from a new kitten who thinks my hand is a toy. I shook hands with someone who could be considered in a high risk group two days after I got the cut. I didn't notice if he had cuts or bleeding on his hand. I did wash it right after.

The second cut happened last night and bled. I put a bandage on it but it must have fallen off - I noticed it when someone put their hand on my open cut briefly. It was bleeding slightly when I washed it off.

Are these risks? I can't believe I had two of these instances in the same weekend. Thanks in advance for your help.

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