I ended up getting a small amount of someone's blood on my finger today - the part of my finger was raw from a hangnail/had a small tear in the skin (no blood from me). It was probably there for 2-3 minutes. When I put rubbing alcohol on it (wanted to really clean it), I felt stinging in the area where the small tear was. That indicates to me that it was "broken skin."
What is my risk for contracting a communicable disease from this? I initially was not worried, but now I am.
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This really is a medical question, one that it would be soundest for you to consult a healthcare provider about.
Do you have a healthcare provider you see for regular check-ups or when you're sick? If so, you can give them a call and see if someone can answer your question over the phone.
Bare in mind, since no one can know i
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