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last question about baby hep

Nov 17, 2013

The hep on my boots would have been dead after 4 days?

I said earlier that I was exposed the hep c 3 or 4 months back not sure how accurate this is as my memory not great working lots and being a mum. However, if the exposure was less than 3 months is my daughter at higher risk of hep c or is hep c infection dead after four days. My daughter is at no risk whatsoever from This exposure, am I right?

Response from Ms. Southall

Hi The hepatitis C virus, or HCV, can live outside the body for up to 4 days. If you live or work with someone who has hepatitis C, you will NOT get the disease from day-to-day contact. To get hepatitis C, you must share blood with a person who is infected with HCV.

From what you have described there is no risk for your child.

Be well and stay safe, Shannon

receiving oral sex, why isn't the risk just completely nonexistent

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