|Saliva and hep B
Oct 24, 2000
I recently had an experience with a person who may have Hep B. In this he used saliva on his finger and inserted into my anus. In your pinion is this a high risk act and should I be worried? I'm seeing my doctor on the 30th of this month and plan to be tested regardless. I'd appreciate your input, thanks.
Response from Dr. Dieterich
This does not sound like a high risk behavior. However if you are negative for hepatitis B antibodies, you should start your vaccination series ASAP. Good luck! DTD
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