Hep C transmission from kissing partner
Oct 13, 2010
I am Hep C positive and recently I open mouth kissed a partner. I noticed after that a piece of a popcorn shell was caught in between one of my back teeth. There may have been some bleeding? What are the chances that my partner could contract Hep C if any blood got into his mouth?
Response from Dr. McGovern
I would not be concerned about transmitting HCV through kissing.
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