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A 22-year-old male asked:

I was working with money at my jobs and a customer handed me a bill with blood on it. it looked dried but might not have been .but i have cuts all over my hands from washing and working with knives can i get hep c or hiv this?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
None: HIV and Hepatitis B and C cannot be transmitted through above mentioned mechanism. Hand hygiene rules still apply as to risk for transmission for other bacteria including hepatitis A.
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