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how can we get hepa b
Jul 25, 2005

hi! i know that we can get hepa b through sex and blood transfusion. is there any other way we can get it? my friend has it. he says he got it from sharing eating utensils. i dont agree with him. is he right?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Sharing of eating utensils with someone with hepatitis B is discouraged since hepatitis B is found in saliva. HOwever, I am not aware of a case of hepatitis B due exclusively to shared eating utensils, although it is possible. Dr. McGovern

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