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Touching Blood Negative At 16 Weeks

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HCV now while working at store...

I work in a retail store where I come in contact with a lot of people. With that coming in contact with bodily fluids is just given. August of 2010 after I gave blood (I had a blood exposure back in February of 2010 and I tested negative after 16...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...It sounds as though you were careful not to touch the blood with any open wounds. I would not suggest any further testing. Also, you are correct in thinking that your blood is Read more »

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Posted by jkkljhklj, 1 Reply
...the risk if there was hiv + blood in every one of these times? 2.(feb 27) went 2 use bathroom, put bookbag on ground n dint touch any part of me till 10-15 minutes later (blood probably would've dried). however, on march 21-25 i had night sweats.... Read more »

are there any risks below? PLZ answer

Posted by kljhkfdjhselfjd, 1 Reply
...the risk if there was hiv + blood in every one of these times? 2.(feb 27) went 2 use bathroom, put bookbag on ground n dint touch any part of me till 10-15 minutes later (blood probably would've dried). however, on march 21-25 i had night... Read more »

please respond

Posted by jkhjkjkhg, 1 Reply
...the risk if there was hiv + blood in every one of these times? 2.(feb 27) went 2 use bathroom, put bookbag on ground n dint touch any part of me till 10-15 minutes later (blood probably would've dried). however, on march 21-25 i had night sweats.... Read more »

are there any risks?

Posted by mysterious, 2 Replies
...the risk if there was hiv + blood in every one of these times? 2.(feb 27) went 2 use bathroom, put bookbag on ground n dint touch any part of me till 10-15 minutes later (blood probably would've dried). however, on march 21-25 i had night sweats.... Read more »