|Herpes or Hepatitis?
Aug 4, 2003
1-Is herpes always infectious when you have an out break? 2- Is Hepititus B still infectious to other people if you had it 7 years ago?? 3- under these situations which one is easier or more likely to be transmitted to other people or are they about the same?
| Response from Dr. Dieterich
Herpes is very infectious when you have an outbreak. Hepatitis B is a sexually transmitted disease but it depends if you had it and it went away or you became a carrier. You need to get tested for HBV to see if it is still active. The main thing is neither one can be transmited if you use condoms! Be safe! DTD
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