|Is Hep. C contageous?
Jul 8, 2008
i have a health care worker coming here and she tells me she has hepatitus C. do i have to worry about getting the infection from her?
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Hepatitis C is only spread by blood to blood contact - like injection drug users sharing needles. It can less commonly spread through sexual intercourse, particularly with associated trauma.
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