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A 37-year-old member asked:

if i touched dry blood on a paper towel and it contacted a cut on my skin, could i catch something?

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
Dentistry 40 years experience
Depends: It depends on many different factors including the disease and length of time the blood was outside the host. As such, it is hard to answer your question accurately.

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