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second request need answered????
Sep 16, 2003

wanted to know if you could get hepatitis b or c from someone spitting in your face i'm a security guard and that happened to me can you please answer this question it is my second request???????????

Response from Dr. Dieterich

Spitting is not a risk for hepatitis. However if you are a security guard you should be tested for Hep A and B and vaccinated if you are not immune. You may be exposed to more than saliva, at other times! Stay secure! DTD



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