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Hep C Infection through finger cut

Hello, So sorry for asking this question as I read the latest post below that wound to wound transmission is very low to negligence.

I was helping a tradesperson move something where I needed to hold a strap with my hands inside his hands. I had a band-aid that I had placed on my knuckle 30 minutes earlier as I cut myself so there was a little blood at the time.

What would the risk of infection be if the tradesperson transmitting anything to me in this way through rubbing motion of their hand on my hand if they had a cut on their hand themselves before I helped them. My bandaid did move upwards as we were both pulling on the rope/strap so the cut was visible.
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Does your coworker have hepatitis C? If not there would be zero chance.

Was you would freshly wet and actively bleeding and was there a chance their blood could have entered you wet weeping injust?

Even in the case of a health care worker who experiences an accidental needle stick involving a patient with known hepatitis C infection the odds of transmission are about 1.8%

Less than 3% of the US population has hep c with that number decreasing all the time because of the next generation meds approved since 2014 that are able to cure the majority of people infected with hepatitis c.

If you continue to have concerns wait a minimum of 12 weeks after this to get tested for hepatitis c antibodies. If that test is negative you are not infected.

But as you read your odds are negligible

Best of luck
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