Sep 22, 2007
I have recently met a girl and she has told me about her having hep C. we have been french kissing, and I did use her tooth paste...NOT BRUSH..is it possible that there could be something on the tooth paste if she has used it before me, is there a risk of transfering hep c this way. Also Ive read about saliva containing the virus, is it possible to contract it this way.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Your main risk would be through sex, but even this risk is low - about 1 to 2 or 3 percent depending on the reference you read. Condoms will bring that to zero.
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