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I think I have a fungus in my stool, and I was taking a

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I think I have a fungus in my stool
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: and I was taking a stool sample and by mistake I dropped all my stool sample and contaminated water on my hand. And I had a blood test yesterday so I have an open wound on my hand. And I’m scared my wound is going to get contaminated with the fungus
JA: Is this a time sensitive issue? What type of specimen are they testing?
Customer: not sure
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: No


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Blood sample site seals in 12 hours.

So the chance of contamination is nearly zero.

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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I did my my stool sample after 6 ish humours after. My doctor thinks I have a Candida overgrowth on my stool sample and all the contaminated water and poop fell right on top of my wound and stayed there for five minute because I panicked
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
I’m scared it’s gonna spread to my blood
Customer: replied 6 days ago.
Also I touched the site and it was still open after I cleaned it

The risk is exceedingly low. So yo.u may not worry

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