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Dentist careless Re-used Injections

Hi, I know this sounds far fetched but during a recent trip to the middle east my root canal could have been a potential exposure. I think that my dentist may have been reusing anesthetic injections from previous patients. Is this possible to give me HIV risk or Hep. Please advise and thank you
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3149845 tn?1506627771
Hi, yes this would seem to be a bit far fetched but if they did, would need to inject blood from and hiv positive person, not anesthetic liquid.
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Thanks but what if there was blood from another patient with the anesthetic?
3149845 tn?1506627771
We dont go with what ifs on the site. Blood from and hiv positive person would need to be injected into a blood supply on someone else.
But if you feel youve been injected with the the blood of an hiv positive person into your blood supply at your dental office the have a test.
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Thanks for your help
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