A 26-year-old female asked:
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i have ocd and im scared. i was walking when i came across a path of fresh blood, which i have surely walked on. i walked 800 meters (2624 feet) to my house and walked in with my shoes. is there any risk of contaminating the floor with hep c?

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Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Sterilize : Although it’s not likely that you carried blood into your home in this manner, due to the highly contagious nature of infectious agents which may be in blood l suggest not taking any chances & sterilizing your floor & shoes. I wish you well with your health!
Answered on Sep 19, 2020
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