Pricked by dirty needle and pregnant

Patient

Q: My pregnant wife (34 weeks) just pricked herself with the needle that we used to give our CRF cat subcutaneous fluids. He had his blood work done two months ago and no communicable diseases were found, but she is worried that she might become infected by something.

What is the best course of action at this point?

The only medical option right now would be an emergency room visit, but can this wait until morning and a call/visit to her OB GYN?

Symptoms:  bleeding
Doctor

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