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Hep C !!!!!!!!!!!! scared

I saw someone else has asked you similar question but I will be grateful if you answer mine. Could somehow dried blood on clothes be a risk? Small bloodstains(with HCV infected blood) came in contact with an open wound (it was not bleeding and not a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...protective layer it needs to protect you....I would not recommend any HCV testing for the exposure you describe. Not sharing razors is a precaution...This is becauses razors can cause bleeding in two consecutive people sharing the same razor. Read more »

Hiv from shaving

Hi doctor, I am scared I got HIV from sharing a razor with my friend who might be hiv +. He shaved... Read more »

Gay roommates have HIV

My wife and I just found out that our two gay roomates are hiv+. It really freaked us out because I... Read more »
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Sexual Relations With A Virgin- Advice needed!

Posted by scared_elf, 3 Replies
...as it requires the request of a doctor etc. Based on the above information, can someone please tell me if I have anything to fear as far as HIV is concerned? Thanks in advance! Read more »

scared for myself and daughter.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am very concerned that I might have infected my child despite my safe practices at home. I believe that I might have been infected on April 17, 2005. I am just past my window and now able to test, will test this week. I have had a lot of... Read more »

TAKE MY ADVICE (TO ALL THE WORRIERS)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...being very careful with my razors and such, Planning on what to say in my videos I would leave to my daughter. In constant fear of every sneeze, worried that the next runny nose would put me in the hospital. Overthinking every ache and pain. ... Read more »

My dad got cut by a razor at the barber

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I am pretty worried. My dad went to get a hair cut recently and the barber was using a razor and accidently cut my dad. I am afraid that the barber used the same razor on a lot other people. Is it possible for my dad to have been infected? Read more »