A 50-year-old male asked:
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I touched the palm of person who had abscess/pus rupture. I noticethat I have small cuts on my hand. If the person has hepc, am i at risk of infection?

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Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yes...: Contaminated needle stick injury and contact with infected blood and an open cut or wound are risk factors for transmission of hepatitis c. See your doctor and get appropriate testing. Good luck!
Answered on Jan 8, 2014

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