I had an encounter with a street worker 3 1/2 weeks ago there was only oral sex with a condom
on and I accidentally punctured my skin with a pen I had laying in my car towards the end of the encounter I didn't feel it right away until I was on my way home. The thing was that the tip of the pen stayed inside my skin and I am worried about hep C. If she was to have grabbed it and it had blood on it (theoretically speaking) would I be at risk? Also, should I bother to go get tested? And If so what time frame should I do so? Thanks in advance guys.
Im not concerned about the actual oral sex I received because like you said it was protected. I am, however, concerned about the tip of the pen that penetrated my skin in regards to Hep C. I don't mean to be a burden to you guys, all I'm looking for is a honest response/assessment. From there on I will deal with my OCD and guilt on my own.
Hep C is transmitted by infected blood entering into a bloodstream. Based on that, you should be able to answer that question for yourself with the scenario you're presenting. If not, you should go get tested because nothing any of us can say to you will be sufficient.
Like you said it is guilt. I read your comment and it made me reflect on the fact that I was the one that moved in the direction of the pen there's no way that she would have placed it there and expect for it to puncture me it just doesn't make sense. And, at no point did i see her stabb herself with the pen or put any type of blood on it. Like I said I'll go deal with my guilt elsewhere and get over this after realizing I was at no risk.
I apologize to all of you and would like to thank you for contributing and helping me educate myself even though it took multiple posts to realize I never had a risk for Hep C.
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