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Hepitius C
Aug 12, 2006

Is there other methods of contacting Hepititus C besides sex and could you have contracted it from sex more than 10 years ago and not show up until recently?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Yes - it is easy to get HCV through injection drug use - even just once.

As for sexual exposure - it is uncommon but can happen. New infection is usually diagnosed in 8 to 12 weeks.

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