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HCV transmission, Please help
Feb 5, 2009

I have a few Warts on my face, my friend ( HCV positive)kiss me on that Warts . my question is What is the possability for HCV to transmite by this way since I read that virus isolated form saliva

Response from Dr. McGovern

...without blood to blood contact...I do not expect transmission. There is no risk associated with this event you describe.

Length of treatment for coinfected 36 y/o

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