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Foster child diagnosed with Hep C
Nov 9, 2008

My Foster Grandson was diagnosed with hep c. Is this something that the family can get from eating or drinking after him

Response from Dr. McGovern

Absolutely not. There are no risks of getting hepatitis C from him. HCV is transmitted blood to blood - like injection drug users who share needles.

Enjoy your grandson to the fullest....He should also be seen by a specialist in liver disease to help decide when he may be a candidate for treatment in the future to get rid of his infection.



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