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Insulin spatter from pen on lip

Hi there,

A stranger sprayed a small drop from her insulin pen on my lip before injecting herself, accidentally of course. I don't know her status. I wiped my lip. I was drinking from a can at the time, I took a sip before thinking I should wash my mouth, which I then did. I don't know if that lady re-uses needle tips or if her insulin could contain traces of fluids. Is there a risk of HIV in that scenario? I would think there might be a hepatitis risk, though as it was my outer lip and not inside my mouth, I hope it's not much.

Thanks for any help!
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3149845 tn?1506627771
Hi, you had no exposure.
Avatar universal
Thank you so much for your prompt response!

I hope you have a great day, you've certainly helped mine.

Best wishes
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