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follow up question regarding my baby

If anyone can help me with any info pls. Some woman in our home wiped his sons dried scab and so she says who has hepatitis c. She used the same exact towel to wiped my 15 mo old baby. She is teething at the moment and im really afraid. Cna anyone tell me the risk of her having it?
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683231 tn?1467323017
Hep c infected blood must enter the blood stream of an uninflected person. Wiping off a dry scab and then wiping skin of another person is not blood to blood contact.
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Thank you that puts my mind at ease. Pedia also said not to worry about it.
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Here is a little more about what Hep C is and how it's spread, from MedHelp.org. This may help you understand better your roommate's condition and what you should and shouldn't share in the house.

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