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Offline jmg698

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blood exposure
« on: July 22, 2009, 11:40:34 PM »
I am going crazy. I was playing basketball today and while guarding my man his head slammed into my tooth. My bottom tooth was bleeding and there was blood on the top center teeth. I am pretty sure the blood was the other guys on the top two teeth, because the guy had a gash on his head from my top teeth and was bleeding. Wiped the blood off and drank some water and kept playing. Do I need a hiv test or a hep c test. The court has all kind of people in nyc. I am sure the blood was his on the top teeth and my bottom tooth was bleeding is this a risk or can i just forget about it.

Offline RapidRod

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Re: blood exposure
« Reply #1 on: July 22, 2009, 11:56:43 PM »
No you were not at risk and no you do not need testing. There has NEVER been an exposure by sports and you aren't going to be the first.

Offline jmg698

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Re: blood exposure
« Reply #2 on: July 22, 2009, 11:58:51 PM »
is this true for hep c also

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Re: blood exposure
« Reply #3 on: July 23, 2009, 06:41:38 AM »

Hep C is a remote possibility. Hiv isn't. However, this is a website that concentrates on hiv. See your doctor if you're concerned about hep C.

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Offline jmg698

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Re: blood exposure
« Reply #4 on: July 23, 2009, 01:05:23 PM »
should i be tested for any disease

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Re: blood exposure
« Reply #5 on: July 23, 2009, 01:33:32 PM »
See your doctor. You didn't have a risk of contracting HIV and this forum is HIV specific.


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