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A 25-year-old male asked:

Hey dr. , i pricked myself by mistake with sugar blood test reused lancet am sure that last time used from hours ago can i get hiv or habitits c?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 38 years experience
Probably safe: Always be careful with your medical supplies. That said, if no other person used it but you - you are not likely to introduce those diseases. A chance of infection from ambient dirt exists, but very low risk. Do be more cautious but don't worry.
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