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Can you get hepatitis c from washing shoes with bare hands

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Can you get hepatitis c from washing shoes with bare hands if the shoes have dried blood on them and you have small open cuts on your hands?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  khagihara replied 11 months ago.

Dried spots of blood contaminated with hepatitis C virus (HCV) can remain infectious for up to six weeks at normal room temperatures. It is possible.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
can hep c travel through water into open cuts?
Expert:  khagihara replied 11 months ago.

It is very less likely because it is not spread through water.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
How often do urinary tract infections turn into urosepsis?
Expert:  khagihara replied 11 months ago.

That is a different topic.