|sharing same utensils
Sep 4, 2006
I wonder if hepa b can be transmitted if you sometime use the same utensil like spoon, share foods and drink in the same glasses with your family members (ie childrens)
| Response from Dr. McGovern
The usual advice is to avoid the sharing of utensils with a chronic hepatitis B carrier for the "theoretical" concerns. However, acquisition of HBV is usually accomplished through blood exposure, not saliva exposures.
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