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Can Saliva Transmit Hepatitis B?

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urine exposure to hbv

i have been reading in the BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNALabout urine exposure to hbv the discussion was about23 men with chronic liver disease who werepositive for hepatitis B antigen and they are saying that it is possible to be infected from there...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I did not have time to read the entire article since I need to answer many questions tonight, although it looks very interesting...However, I will say that although a virus is recovered in a particular fluid, does not mean that we know it is... Read more »

Will I be infected both HIV and HBV from my "string" saliva?

Dear Dr Bob, First, I want to express my respect to your continuous help you have given to all... Read more »

HBV /MASTURBATION, SALIVA AS LUBRICANT

DR DIETERICH RECENTLY I WAS MASTURBATED AND SALIVA WAS USED AS A LUBRICANT. CAN INFECTED SALIVA... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...drugs(including prescription medications), poisons, and some viruses can all causehepatitis. Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus(HBV). Worldwide, 350,000,000 people are infected with HBV, and 10% of these arealso... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer, liver... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the strategy to eliminate hepatitis B virus (HBV) transmission in the United States. The report provides updated recommendations to improve... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
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A question

Posted by Anonymous
...I know hiv isn't transmitted by saliva,but could i have got hepatitis b by french kissing or reciving oral sex,if no blood was there. Read more »

SEXO ORAL + V.I.H.

Posted by SOLUCIONES, 1 Reply
SE TRANSMITE EL VIH SI UNA PERSONA QUE TENGA VIH TE HAGA SEXO ORAL. QUE LA QUE LO PRACTIQUE SEA DE MUJER AL HOMBRE. TENGO DUDAS. Read more »

Que saben de HTLV-I y el Citomegalovirus (CMV)??

Posted by coco27, 1 Reply
...con prostitutas, ahora que ha pasado el tiempo pienso en que pude haber malogrado mi vida, uds saben: existen las ETS, VIH, Hepatitis B y C..etc...enfermedades que pude o pudimos haber contraido los que hemos practicado relaciones de riesgo, en... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »