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Worried about Hep B & C more than HIV PLS HELP ME


Hi every one .

I know this is the HIV forum.
But i have one similar unfortunate situation happened and i m afraid Heb B and C more than Hiv .

i went to barber shop and i know he changed the blade and while he was removing my hair on my neck i think there would be like pimple or something like that it start bleed for a very small time .like some few seconds .And then the barber used aftershave bleed stops.Then he took out Alum potash stone from his bag and rub on my neck .Visibly i did not see any blood on alum because it was dry and my main worry and anxiety starts when he used alum on me and then did not wash and wrap into tissue paper and kept again his bag now i m afraid may be he used some other customer and now he has used on me so what is the risk about HEP B AND C .Are these virus are so easy to get inside in the body or need a big wound .pls help me and provide answer i m so tensed .I know hiv can not live out side and die but what about HEP B and C please please reply .

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Any one who can give me reply for Hep B
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no one wants to give answer
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You have to be patient as we all volunteer our time here and expectations of immediate reply are not fair to have.  
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I'll try to answer since you haven't gotten one yet and seem anxious about it.  Hepatitis B's potential to be spread in a barber shop or hair salon is really low in worst case scenarios at around 2 to 5% overall risk.  They are mostly talking about razor risks.  You can't get hep B from eating utensils so guessing stone is similar issues.  You are worried about using a stone he used on other people?  Think this is going to be a non risk worry although dried blood can transmit.   https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hbv/bfaq.htm  That link from the Center of Disease Control may help you.  And here's a really simple slide show showing that rally low risk of hepatitis transmission from barber shops  https://www.webmd.com/hepatitis/ss/slideshow-risks  What they are normally talking about for risk there is cutting instruments and you say he used a new blade.   I wouldn't be worried.  What about getting the hepatitis B vaccine?
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i m planning to take hep vaccine but i m waiting my window period i.e 12 weeks and then test and i hope of it would come non reactive i ll immediately take hep b vaccine .thanks for the reply
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