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My husband wiped a bleeding cut with a sweat rag from another person. The rag was damp, can he catch a disease like HPV or whatever they could have?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: No HPV or STD risk

Any infection risk is low.
If there is risk at all, it's for cold viruses, influenza, and common skin bacteria like staph, strep, and so on. There is no risk for HPV or other STDs, which are not transmitted in this way.

In brief: No HPV or STD risk

Any infection risk is low.
If there is risk at all, it's for cold viruses, influenza, and common skin bacteria like staph, strep, and so on. There is no risk for HPV or other STDs, which are not transmitted in this way.
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