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Can A Person Contract Hepatitis C From A Person That Has Hepatitis C

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hepatitis c

my husband is diagnosed with hepatitis c.i have been tested and i am clear. my husband has no tattoos or piercings. what possible reasons can exist that this disease was contracted?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...There are some people who have hepatitis C who have never had any risk factors that can be determined. Rarely, there are persons who have acquired HCV after a medical procedure. Read more »

hepatitis c and hiv

my partner is hep c and hiv i am also hiv.. we are very much in love and we would like to have sex... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

... Hepatitis C Transmission HCV is mainly transmitted when infected blood from one person directly enters another person's bloodstream. HCV Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Boomers May Be Last Boom of Hepatitis C

... A new study of U.S. blood donors shows a "strikingly lower prevalence" of hepatitis C virus (HCV) compared with 1992-93, according to lead researcher Dr. Edward Murphy of the University of California-San Francisco. Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Transmission

... How hepatits C is caught and passed on Hepatitis C, blood products and blood transfusions Injecting drug use and hepatitis C Hepatitis C and other (non-injecting) drug use Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Irish Government Launches Program to Provide Life Insurance to People With HIV, Hepatitis C Through Contaminated Blood Products

...Thursday launched a program to provide life insurance, mortgage protection and travel insurance to people who contracted HIV or hepatitis C through contaminated blood products, Ireland's Evening Echo reports ( Evening Echo , 9/27). In the... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »