transmission

  1. DOL8873

    Chance of disease transmission

    Hello, I’m a dental student and today my finger was stabbed by a bur :( Situation: Restoring a Class V missing restoration. No decay present. Prepped retention grooves in enamel only with #1/4 or #1/2 (very tiny) round bur with water. I placed the handpiece back in its holder and proceeded to...
  2. W

    (Worried student) Speech Pathology Clinical Placement

    Hello to all the helpful people that will read this and take the time to answer. This is my first post so I apologise if it is in the wrong place. I am a Speech and Language Pathology student who is currently undergoing a block of clinical placements/rotations. Query: Yesterday when I was...
  3. N

    Hepatitis (2)

    Why does hepatitis A can't develop into chronic condition? Why do hepatitis B and C can? Is it something about their virology or is it because of the transmission? Can anyone please explain it? Thank you I've searched about this before and I find some explanation. It says that because HBV is...
  4. D

    Fishing hook of a hep C patient, pricked me! Am I infected?

    My girlfriend has hep C since 5 years ago. She cares about her disease and so far none of her families are infected . But recently we have met and I´m still paranoid. For example, if a sharp tool (like knife) pricks her (e.g. during cooking), and no blood comes out, she considers it as safe and...