|How long without symptoms
Dec 1, 2007
I was a intravenous drug user 8 years ago. Didn't share needles but had used needles more than once so they weren't hygenic. I'm now pregnant and have just agreed to be tested for HIV and Hep B & C. I'm worried about this as it's made me think I am at risk. I've never had any noticable symptoms so how likely is it I am at risk? How long can you have HIV/Hep B & C without knowing it. Thanks.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Patients can have viral hepatitis without symptoms. The most common symptom is fatigue which is so common. It is important however that you get tested.
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