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how risky of sharing food with hepatitis b positive?
Apr 17, 2011

hello! how dangerous of sharing food with hepatitis B positive? because i have friend we eat together and we share food he was hep b positive.. i just worried if her food is contaminated with hes blood. because sometimes he shared he food to us how risk that we can get the virus?

Response from Dr. McGovern

Unlike hepatitis A, hepatitis B is not spread through food or sharing of food or utensils.

I would not share razors or toothbrushes that could be contaminated with blood.



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