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Man spitting blood near trash can.a plastic spoon was near & i touched it with a napkin&noticed small wet spot on finger. accidently rub eye. hiv/hcv?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers

Probably slight: chance only but get tested for both in 1 month.

Answered 6/14/2016

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

No risk, no worry: Nobody ever gets HIV, HCV, or any other blood borne infection by indirect contacts like this. No risk, nothing to worry about.

Answered 6/15/2016

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