Toilet Splash Risks

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Toilet Water splash in eye. SCARED TO DEATH!

Ok, so I was using a public rest room. I flushed and the toilet got clogged. There was a plunger in there, so rather than be rude and leaving the toilet filled to the brim for the poor next guy, I decided to plunge the toilet. While doing so, a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not be concerned about a bit of splash of water in your eye as a risk factor. Read more »

HIV transmission from water splash in the eye/s in public restroom

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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The Well Project

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The Well Project

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

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