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Can Hepatitis Pass To An Unborn Child

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Can my unborn child catch the Hepatitis B virus.

Hi my boyfriend was stabbed and he show the Hepatitis B in his blood soon after it happen. A week later the test came back non-reactive. For 10 yrs it has been this. If we have a child will our baby have the virus.
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
...baby's standpoint it does not matter, since transmission occurs from the mother. If you have concerns, you should get tested for hepatitis B to see if you have been exposed to the Hep B virus. Read more »

Hep C & Children

I have Hep C Geotype 1 and my wife and I want to have a child. Can I pass Hep C to my wife or our... Read more »

Hepatitis B and Pregnancy

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Hepatitis B in the United States have declined by approximately 82% since 1990. At that time, routine Hepatitis B vaccination of children was implemented and has dramatically decreased the rates of the disease in the United States, particularly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...needlesticks Recipients of blood or organs from a donor who tested positive for the hepatitis C virus HIV-infected persons Children born to mothers infected with the hepatitis C virus Less common risks include: Having sexual contact... 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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
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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 »

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After 15 Months Just Tested POS!!!

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NO NOT HIV, thank God! Pos for CMV. I don't know what that means for me now, but as I've been telling numerous Docs all along there is something wrong with me. That's what led me to hiv, big mistake. I still have groggy type headaches, slight... Read more »