Mar 4, 2001
I tested positive for hepatitis C , but I don't have any risk factor.How did I become positive?
Response from Dr. Rodriguez-Torres
Your are not alone. 25% of all cases of HCV have no risk factor.HCV is a blood borne disease and any contact with blood in the past could have been the cause.Dental work, razors, coccaine nasal use ,manicures, barber shops have been suggested. Also although low ,sexual transmission is also possible.
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