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Hep C From A Toilet

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Possible blood on toilet paper in public bathroom

I had to go to the bathroom really badly to wee. I dont like sitting on the seat and hover over it so i dont touch it. When u was finished and turned around to flush the toilet I noticed a light red stain on the sear and stains on the floor. I...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,Even if you touched the toilet paper and there was blood on it, you would not have been at risk for HIV. There needs to be an immediate and direct transfer of fluid for there to be risk for HIV. For Hepatitis C, infection... Read more »

Family members are IV Drug Users... is there a risk for me to be around them?

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