|Your advice is needed.
Aug 3, 2001
I was worried that I could contract Hepatitis B through mouth-to-mouth or deep kissing. However, I was told that Hep B is primarily sexually transmitted or via blood to blood contact. With regards to saliva being in contact with my mouth, they said that as long as there was no biting involved which caused trauma then I shouldn't be concerned. Please clarify if this is right information.
| Response from Dr. Dieterich
This sounds generally correct. However, you should get vaccinated ASAP and then you would not have to worry! DTD
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