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hepatitis C an sliva
Oct 24, 2010

My Aunt has just found out she has hep C. I have a 4 month old son who she has kissed on the cheek,also my husband has shared cigarettes with her as well is it poss that my family now has hep c and should we now be tested also??

Response from Dr. McGovern

HCV is transmitted mainly through blood to blood exposures. I would not consider this a risk to share cigarettes and kissing is certainly not a risk at all. No testing required.

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