May 9, 2008
can i have chidren with out passing hep c on to the child
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Transmission of HCV to a baby is uncommon - about 5% of the time.
Also, the chance of spontaneous clearance (without treatment) of HCV in a child is higher than in adults.
Furthermore, children who do need treatment seem to handle it well.
You will want to discuss these issues further with your physician.
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