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Is There HCV Or HIV Risk Through A Paper Cut Or Small Cuts While Opening A Tuna Box Or A Bottle?

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Posted on Tue, 19 Apr 2022
Question: does paper cut or small cuts while opening a tuna or bottle of water consider hcv or hiv risk ????!!!!
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Monika Dede (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
There is no risk for HIV or HCV.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Based on your history, I think you shouldn't worry because there is no risk to get HIV and HCV in these situations.

Hope I have answered your query. Feel free to ask me further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Follow up: Dr. Dr. Monika Dede (1 hour later)
Even if a small drop only just a tiny drop of blood come out of the cut after squeezing it
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Answered by Dr. Dr. Monika Dede (18 hours later)
Brief Answer:
There is no risk even if you have a tiny drop of blood.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Please don't worry because there is no risk for HIV and HCV in these situations even if you have a tiny drop of blood come out the cut after squeezing.

Hope I've answered your query. Feel free to ask me further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Is There HCV Or HIV Risk Through A Paper Cut Or Small Cuts While Opening A Tuna Box Or A Bottle?

Brief Answer: There is no risk for HIV or HCV. Detailed Answer: Hello, Based on your history, I think you shouldn't worry because there is no risk to get HIV and HCV in these situations. Hope I have answered your query. Feel free to ask me further.