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Can i get hep c by living with someone with the virus?
Sep 3, 2012

Can i get hep c by living with someone with the virus? Am i at risk of becoming infected with HCV just by living with some whose positive can i become infected like eating the food she prepares or beverages she also prepares or by living with her toucjing objects sitting laying down on her bed touching the doors knobs her cell phone the computer etc am i at risk of contracting the HCV by what im asking you guys....

question #2 if i dont inject drugs i dont use someones razor toothbrush what are my risk on getting hep c v

Response from Dr. McGovern

If you don't share needles or razors, your risk is zero.

Enjoy your friend's company and sharing food and conversation.

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