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Seroconverting After Blood On Hand

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Fallen man's blood on my hands.

I helped a fallen man get out of a flower bed. It was very dark and rainy and a few minutes later I noticed my hands had both mud and (his) blood on them. I put my hands in the rain immediately and got most of the blood away. I live nearby and when...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You do not need testing for this event. The fallen man is lucky that you helped him... Read more »

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. ... Read more »

Blood got on my hand and I can't function....

Hello DoctorIm at my wits end. My panic attacks have culminated due to a new incident involving... Read more »
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Blood on hands= HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...to wash. I had no cuts or sores on my hands. The bathroom didnt have soap but I washed it repeatedly with water until the blood was gone. Do you think I faced exposure? Read more »

touching wet blood on floor

Posted by 613, 4 Replies
...These blood fears are sickening but here goes: About 6-7 months ago in capoeira class I was doing a hand stand and there was a spot of blood Read more »

Blood Donation - Should I? Can I?

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...Hello, I am a 20 year old woman and I was wondering if I should donate blood tomorrow, which I want to. Since my last test (where I tested negative) the only "sex" I have had was having a man "grind" himself Read more »

touched blood in water

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...is my OCD getting the better of me but here goes. Last night at a Halloween punk/metal show I and a friend of mine had fake blood on our hands. We washed them together in a bucket of water. He then said he cut his hand and was washing the blood... Read more »