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how is hep b transmitted
Aug 25, 2002

how is hep b transmitted?i work with a gentelman who i recently discovered das hep b.i am concerned because we have shared water jugs to drink.i was not aware this man had hep b.

Response from Dr. Fried

Hep B is transmitted through exposure to blood and through sexual contact. Sharing water jugs would be an unlikely way to acquire hep B. Ask your doctor about HBV vaccine, anyway. Also go to the CDC website for more info. CDC

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