|what should he do?
Jul 8, 2006
my boyfriend have his medical checkup.the doctor said he has hepatitis b.he is working in an apartelle where he collects the used bedsheets.. is it possible that he gets it on the dried blood of some of the costumer in the bed sheet? & will i be infected if we kiss? thanks
Response from Dr. McGovern
You need to find out more about the hepatitis B infection. If he has new or chronic infection, the infection can be spread by sex. Although hepatitis B can be found in saliva, there are no good data to prove that this is a route of transmission. We do advise though not sharing utensils, toothbrushes, razors as a precaution.
You should be vaccinated if your boyfriend has new or chronic infection.
Husband and Hep C
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.