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Am I Allowed To Work With Hepatitis

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working in a restaurant with hepatitis

are you allowed to work with food, like cooking or serving the food....
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Hepatitis A is the hepatitis that is spread through food, that is why all those signs say wash your hands in the bathroom. Hepatitis B and C are spread through blood so that should not be a problem. DTD... Read more »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas Legislature Passes Bill to Allow Needle Exchange

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Bill Would Allow State Money for Syringes

On Wednesday, the California State Assembly voted 43-30 for a bill to allow state HIV/AIDS funds to be used to buy syringes for needle exchange programs (NEPs). If Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signs AB 110 into law, NEPs would have to match 43 cents... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nevada Legislature Repeals Law Against Syringe Possession, Allowing for Needle Exchanges

Nevada's legislature repealed a law that made it illegal to possess hypodermic needles or syringes, which will allow nonprofit organizations to launch needle exchange or safe needle disposal harm reduction programs. The Nevada Division of Public and... Read more »
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Should Gay Men Be Allowed to Donate Blood?

When the Red Cross arrived at the Library of Congress in 1998 for its annual blood donation drive, gay library employee Charles McMoore registered, then rolled up his sleeve to perform what he felt was a civic duty. As he sat before the nurse who... Read more »
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Success and happiness are NOT allowed

Posted by Lovinlife, 4 Replies
I previously tried to put up a post asking people to share anything positive or good that is going on in their life. I think it's just as important to see as the posts about people's struggles.

I got shot down in a very mean fashion for my post.

If as... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine.

We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »

Hepatitis C, HIV and Seroconvertin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
We read a lot on here and all about how you take longer to become posivite - or atl east those nurses did - and they were coinfected with hepatitis C and HIV.

so what's that mean? does that mean that the window period doesn't work if we're talking... Read more »