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Can You Get Hepatitis From A Scratch

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Hep C from scratch

Hello there! My college mate has Hepatitis C and she doesn't take any meds yet. About a month ago she was helping me to put some drawings in frames we were in a hurry so i scratched my fingers a few times with paper clips i didn't draw any blood but...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not recommend any testing for this. Read more »

Baby Scratches

Hello Dr McGovern,My five month old baby manages to scratch himself and others no matter how often... Read more »

ELVIS IS IN THE HOUSE

can you get hepatitis b from a finger nail scratch from someone who has itno blood ... Read more »
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... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...injuries involving inappropriately discarded needles. Needle-stick injuries can transfer blood and blood-borne pathogens (e.g., hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV), but the risk of transmission is extremely low and there are no documented cases of... Read more »
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need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

Scratching a cut and sex

Posted by grcboy30, 1 Reply
...gential area before discarded condom. I can't remember if I washed my hands and am a little worried if after (5-10 mins) I scratched a scab on my leg. I can't remember if I did or not. It didn't bleed profusely, it could have a bit because the... Read more »

Vaginal secretions, shaving and scratching

Posted by grcboy30
...my ankle and so folliculitis has occured on my right shin as a side effect of topical cortisteroid treatment. I can remember scratching my leg (it gets so itchy) afterward, however if I did, what are the chances of contracting HIV this way as... Read more »

a scratch

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I just got home and found this scratch with a little blood on it on my leg.. actually I've been home for about an hour but I'm so sleepy I didn't notice WHEN did this Read more »