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7 year old may have been exposed

My father passed from hepatitis C. While we were visiting him and getting ready to leave, before I could do anything my son reached over and gave my dad a hug and a kiss on the lips goodbye. My concern is that my dad had alot of dried blood on his mouth. I am very concerned if it entered my sons mouth is he at risk of contracting the disease? Should I get him tested. Very, concerened about this.
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From what you described your son had no risk. Sorry about your loss.
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Sorry to hear that I think your boy should be fine unless he had an open cut or somthn on his lips if you don't mind me asking how old was your dad take care
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