• over 2 years ago

    Risk for Hepatitis a,b, or c?

    I have a question about blood exposure and the risk of contracting hepatitis. I recently began remodeling my home, and got new flooring and carpet installed. The carpet installer must have cut his finger or hand because I noticed there was A LOT of blood on his shirt and pants later in the day. So he must have continued installing my carpet after the cut. And carpet installers crawl around when they install, so I'm sure his shirt and pants and fingers touched all of my carpet. Also, I saw a used band-aid on my carpet, and I also saw a blood mark on the backside of the carpet. I would like to know if I'm at risk for getting any form of hepatitis if he has it? Should I get my carpet professionally cleaned? Or is there no risk?