|Can my daughter have contracted hep c from swallowing mucous ?
May 7, 2011
Hi, I am extremely anxious as I have just visited a friend who has hep c. My two young daughters were with me. When I first arrived I noticed some mucous on the end of her nostril but was too embarrassed to say anything. Immediately after she handed my girls some biscuits. When she came back from the other room I said she had a little bit of something on her nose but it was gone. I am worrying myself sick that the mucous (snot) has been transferred from her nose to the biscuits and into one of my girls mouths. Is this a possible route of infection or am I being over anxious ? Please reply as I really am in a state about this. Thank you.
| Response from Dr. McGovern
I would not be concerned at all about this. Zero risk.
Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS
- Vaginal Sex Without Condom And HIV Transmission Risk
- What Is The Risk Of Getting AIDS From Fingering?
- How Do You Know If You Have Shingles?
- Sex With A Prostitute Worried I Have AIDS
- Burning Red Spots After Vaginal Sex Worried I Have HIV
- Diarrhea After Anal With Condom Worried I Have HIV
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.