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A 20-year-old female asked:

Can traces of cocaine get into you from hadling money and not getting to wash your hands before touch your mouth etc and kill you?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: In real life, people do not die from contact with traces of drugs on money. However, it is a good idea to wash hands before eating, to protect oneself from mainly germs but also occasional chemicals that might be on one's hands, regardless of whether or not one is handling money.

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