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A 22-year-old female asked:

I had a 1 day old painful but non bleeding small cut on my finger near nail. i accidently used a nail buffer that had blood. hiv/hcv?

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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
Possible : risk if the nail has blood. ER evaluation may be necessary. Also be current on your TD or TDAP vaccinations

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