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transmission Hep C to infant
Oct 16, 2011

A family friend who has Hep C was holding my baby girl. She started sucking on his hand(she is teething and chews on everything!). I noticed later that he had a small cut on his hand (the cut was not fresh though). What are the chances that my baby could get Hep C? Should she be tested? I am beyond worried. Thanks.

Response from Dr. McGovern

I would not consider this a risk for your baby and do not recommend testing.

possibility of contracting hep b

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