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Can Hepatitis Be Transmitted By Air

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Hepatitis A

My friend had sex with infected person with hepatitis A and they live together. Is it possible for him tobe infected also and may I ask you is it possible to transfer the disease through sexual intercourse and by kissing and using the same utensils...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis A can be transmitted through ingestion of contaminated food or water - particularly during foreign travel. However, it can also Read more »

consequences of snorting cocaine (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2010)

Hi,I snorted cocaine for the first time last weekend, using a shared dollar bill. My nose didn't... Read more »

HIV (HIV and HEPATITIS C from SNORTING COCAINE through a rolled-up dollar bill, 2009)

If someone is HIV positive and you share a note while using cocaine can you become infected??? Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...transmitted from body fluids placed in restaurant food? Has CDC discovered a mutated version of HIV that is transmitted through the air? How is HIV passed from one person to another? HIV can be detected in several fluids and tissue of a... Read more »
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U.S.'s First Medical Marijuana TV Commercial Airs in Sacramento, Calif.

... The first-ever TV commercial in the U.S. advertising medical marijuana aired during the Aug. 30 morning newscast on Sacramento's FOX affiliate KTXL, reported FOX40 News . The 30-second ad, which was Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
Connect With Others

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

Don't know what to think...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...and see what he/she has to say. I consider myself well-informed and know that HIV can't live long outside the body in open air and is sensitive to chemicals (ie: acetone, nail polish, cuticle oil, etc.). On the other hand I really don't think... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »

aire puro, que tan importante es

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...tratamiento con antiretrovirales, mi pregunta es si tendra algn efecto significativo el adquirir un ionizador o purificador de aire para su casa. Saludos. Read more »