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Can bacteria from period blood cause issues if it drops onto

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Can bacteria from period blood cause issues if it drops onto one‘s wound? I shaved and this happened to me in the shower

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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Thanks, ***** ***** about a small cut from shaving

I understand your concern. So contaminated blood may lead to spread of infection if it comes into contact with open skin or wounds. If the blood is washed early then the liklihood of developing an infection is negligible and such cases of disease transmission are uncommon in clinical practice.

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