Here in one state in India, municipality garbage trucks come door to door for garbage collection. I was new to this system and as I wanted to throw my sanitary pads I went to the end part of the truck as suggested by my family members. I threw the pads at the wrong place and it was at the height where I had to stand on my toes to reach and can't see what else was there. Realising that I threw at wrong place, I picked those pads and put it in biohazard waste. Later when I was biahazard label, I got scared that i might have put my hand in it, or while reaching for the pads I got poked by the needle(I can't be sure as I couldn't see what was kept on it).
I don't remember touching anything or getting hurt from anything. I checked my hands immediately but I did not see any visible injury. But 2 hours later I saw 5 small scratches on my right thumb(I used my thumb and index finger to pick the pads, pads were wrapped in newspaper so it wasn't that gross), I would have picked 4-5 pads one by one.
It's over one now week I am really scared. What if if there was some needle and I scratched my thumb with it, does needle give paper cut like marks. Is it my OCD or some genuine concern? I can't decide. I have no idea what should I do?