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Can You Catch Hep B From Saliva

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very concerned-close family members recently diagnosed with hepb and c.

two family members has recently been diagonosed with hepb and hepc. Im worried because we have spent alot of time around them and i know they are not clean people. I rarely ever see them wash their hands afer using the bathroom or before preparing...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis B is usually spread through exposure to contaminated blood through sex or drug use. Hepatitis C is usually transmitted also through exposure to blood via drug use. It is recommended that sharing of utensils and toothbrushes and razors is... Read more »

Hep B Question

Dear doctor, I recently found out that my girlfriend is an inactive carrier of hepB since being... Read more »

Hep B Clearance? Confused

Hello, Need Advice/Opinion on Hepatitis B Clearance/Chronicity.I Was Infected With HepB 28 Weeks... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

Newly diagnosed with both HIV and hepatitis C at the same time Are people around me now at risk? Can I pass on hepatits C through sex? Can you catch another type of hepatitis C or HIV? About hepatitis viruses Hepatitis A and... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

HIV and Hepatitis I know that recently a great deal has been written about hepatitis. As a matter of fact, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association has endorsed universal vaccinations for MSMs (men who have sex with men) against hepatitis A and B as... 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

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
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Window period!

Posted by Oomar27, 1 Reply
Hey eveyone. My dcotor , she sent me to do these test
Panel, CBC w. dift w. plt. I went last friday (7.18.08)to the doctor, and she told me that y results are great. That'm a a young healthy guy and that according to these results and the proof "... Read more »

Follow up to Can't Figure This Out....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thank you to everyone who replied to my previous post (listed below). I believe I am beyond my fear of HIV, but still believe something else has infected me. I am looking for insight as to what the hell it might be.

Thanks.

I have been going... Read more »

Can't figure it out....help....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been going through hell over the last 11 month's. I am looking for who has experienced what I have or someone who can help.
Last October I was the recipient of a hand job by a stripper in Florida. She used lots of saliva as lubricant and... Read more »

hep and hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you are exposed to hiv and hep at the same time, will that extend the window period for testing. Or will you still get a conclusive test at the 12/13 week mark? Read more »