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Hep C
Mar 21, 2008

How do you get Hep C? I was just told today that I have hep c and don't know how I could have gotten it. Thank you

Response from Dr. McGovern

Mainly through injection drug use, a past blood transfusion prior to 1992, and uncommonly through sex. If you think you are not at risk, it can also be a false positive. In this case, you can get a RIBA test to be certain. Discuss this with your physician.



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