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Should I Get Tested After Cut On Hand

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Hepatitis c and hiv transmition through cuts on hands

Hi, I couldnt find an answer on the databse so I figured I would ask you. Is it likely that I cold have gotten hepatitis c from using the same pen as a person used. They had blood on there hands and I had cuts on my hands. My worker tells me its a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You can get tested but I would be quite confident that you will be negative.... Read more »

Can I get Hiv from Cut on my hands

I want to say I had sex in the begin of last month and when we were done I removed the condom then... Read more »

Hep c and cutting hand

Hi there,I was cleaning my kitchen sink today at home and i have a metal plug that i accidentally... Read more »
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Am I at risk? Open cuts on hands...

Posted by Gka978, 2 Replies
First, I'm sorry if this seems like a trivial question. My next step will be addressing anxiety issues

I have two scratches/cuts on my right hand, both from a new kitten who thinks my hand is a toy. I shook hands with someone who could be considered... Read more »

shaking someone's bloody hand

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
2 years ago at a concert, this guy cut him self in a mosh pit. He shook my hand and had blood on it. Freaking out, I washed it off using water. I dont think they had soap, and I was not actively bleeding either.

What's my risk? Read more »

Cut Question

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
A couple of days ago a girl that I just started seeing were fooling around after the bar. I noticed that when I was "playing" with her, a spot of one of my fingers would burn. I didn't think anything of it until afterwards when I noticed a small cut... Read more »

cuts and scraches

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
does any one ever hear of an infectiopn due to fluids getting into a cut. I had a pro lick my hand where there were cuts that wre a few days old, i wiped my hand but you hever know. Also how about fingering with cuts. Has anyone ever been in this... Read more »