Aa
A
A
Close
Avatar universal
How Long Hepatitis C Live on Band Aid Outside?
There has been a band aid stuck to the ground in the parking lot of my work for a few weeks...I am a bit afraid of viruses and bacteria so I have avoided this thing relentlessly.This morning, however, I was distracted and I stepped on the band aid...

How long would Hep C last in dried blood when outside? I know room temperature says 4 days? Is this accurate?

The temperature where I live has been between 50-80 degrees Fahrenheit for the past couple months...

Do I need to worry about tracking dried blood from the bottom of my shoes around my house and in my car? :/
Cancel
2 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
BTW, when I stepped on the band aid, it was enough force to crumple it up and unstick it from the ground...
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
I don' t mean no harm but you have chosen a really appropriate user name.
You have absolutely nothing to worry about.
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Answer a few simple questions about your Hep C treatment journey.

Those who qualify may receive up to $100 for their time.
Explore More In Our Hep C Learning Center
image description
What Is Hepatitis C?
Learn about this treatable virus.
image description
Diagnosing Hepatitis C
Getting tested for this viral infection.
image description
Just Diagnosed? Here’s What’s Next
3 key steps to getting on treatment.
image description
Understanding Hepatitis C Treatment
4 steps to getting on therapy.
image description
Your Guide to Hep C Treatments
What you need to know about Hep C drugs.
image description
Managing Side Effects of Treatment
How the drugs might affect you.
image description
Making Hep C Treatment a Success
These tips may up your chances of a cure.
Recent Activity
317787 tn?1473362051
Blank
Dee1956 commented on Barb135's status
5 hrs ago
317787 tn?1473362051
Blank
Dee1956 commented on AnnieBrooke's status
5 hrs ago
406584 tn?1399591666
Blank
10356 commented on senseanonymous 's status
Sep 19
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Hepatitis Answerers
Avatar universal
Blank
317787 tn?1473362051
Blank
DC
1747881 tn?1358189534
Blank
Greeley, CO
683231 tn?1467326617
Blank
Auburn, WA
7469840 tn?1409849436
Blank
San Diego, CA
Avatar universal
Blank
Hepatitis C Community Resources