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Chance Of Getting HIV From Blood On Hand

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What are my chances getting hep c from contaminated blood on my hand?

I am an nurse and I started an IV today on someone with hep C. I forgot to wear gloves with her. After I got the needle in she started to bleed. I got a very small amount of blood on my hand. I don't think I have any cuts, and I cleaned it...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis C requires blood to blood contact so blood on intact skin should NOT be an issue. However, I advise all healthcare workers to report any incident with blood exposure to their occupational health officer for their own protection. You should... Read more »

cut finger - need 2 know chances of getting hiv

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Chances of getting HIV

Posted by cookie, 3 Replies
Hi,

One day at school, i found a drop of blood on my skin and i don't know who it was. I want to ask the cances of me getting HIV and how much blood is needed to transmit HIV?

Thx Read more »

Chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis

Posted by Antre, 1 Reply
Hi. I would like to ask about the chances of getting HIV when you have dermatitis and touch body fluids. Moreover what are the chances if these body fluids where out of the body for some minutes?

One friend of mine wanted to have sex at a brothel and... Read more »

my chances of getting HIV...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
ok, heres the situation: back in october I met a guy online for sex. He came over to my house, supplied me with some condoms cause I didn't have any and had me top him. I used the condom and had sex with him but didn't ejaculate in the condom. A few... Read more »

whats my chance of getting AIDS by giving oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 3 weeks ago I gave oral sex to a sex worker in China. It lasted for about 1-2 minutes and I didn't feel any cuts in my mouth. What would be the possibility of me contracting AIDS this way assuming if she was HIV positive?

This is the most... Read more »