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 »

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