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Sep 16, 2008

how easy can you get hep c through a razor and can you get it through sex?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Sharing razors is not recommended although there are no clear cases of transmission this way. It is more a theoretical concern and I agree that razors should not be shared.

Although sexual transmission is uncommon, it does occur, particularly in situations where there may be traumatic insertion (eg, anal sex) or associated STDs where the skin is open (like syphilis).



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