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i had an incident.... i went for a blood test they guy used

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i had an incident.... i went for a blood test they guy used a container that some wools were soaked in alcohol , the guy take a wool to sterile my skin and rinse its alcohol by his hand , then i saw some tiny pink spot that i think they might be blood. is it possible to get hepatitis c or the viruse kills by alcohol? im stressed

Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Ken replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

I am Dr Ken and I will be helping you today.

Hepatitis C virus is very fragile and it is easily destroyed by alcohol or even soap water.

In nutshell - You do not have any chance of getting the Hepatitis C virus.

Please do not worry. Forget the incidence and move ahead in life.

Best
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

tnx doc , so even if it was blood alcohol distroyed it ?! yes?!

Expert:  Ken replied 3 years ago.
Yes, even if it was virus in fresh blood the alcohol will destroy it.

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