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Can You Catch Hepatitis From Dry Blood

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Can i catch HIV or hepatitis from dried blood on toilet paper.

HiI was at a friends house when i went to use the toilet for no 2. i usually experience bleeding from anal fissures when i go no 2 and it was the case also this time. half way through wiping i noticed that there was somone elses dried blood stain on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Can you catch HIV or hepatitis from dried blood on toilet paper? The short answer is no. The longer answer is nope!By the way, why don't you have your anal fissures treated? Read more »

Hepatitis from dried blood

HiAn injured person knocked on my front door for help. He left blood all over the door which I... Read more »

eye splash exposure with HIV and hepatitis infected blood

I had an exposure to blood from a pt who was both HIV positive and Hepatitis C positive blood. He... Read more »
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... Sexual transmission of hepatitis C (HCV) has been documented since 2000 among gay, HIV-positive men in several major cities, including Amsterdam, Berlin, London Read more »
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Hepatitis C Patients May Have Abnormal Blood Sugar

... Blood sugar, or glucose, abnormalities "are common and easily underestimated among patients with chronic hepatitis C infection," Dr. Read more »
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FDA Approves Device to Test Blood Donors for Hepatitis C

...Thursday, Abbott Laboratories said the Food and Drug Administration had approved its automated Prism HCV device to test for hepatitis C virus in the blood of potential donors. Already approved to test for hepatitis B, the device replaces a number... Read more »
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Japan to Compensate Patients Who Contracted Hepatitis C From Tainted Blood Products

...Diet unanimously passed a bill to apologize and compensate patients who were infected with hepatitis C through contaminated blood products. The victims say the government continued to approve the use of the blood-clotting agent fibrinogen for... Read more »
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gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...(since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs, and tissues. This is to exclude any possibility of the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, and other bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having... Read more »

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unprotected sex with man with homemade tattoos and professional tattoos. What do I do? Read more »

Hepatitis and HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Recently I had an exposure to blood. At 3 months the HIV test and the Hepatitis C test have both come back negative, but I still have a question. If I had hepatitis C and my body had not yet developed antibodies Read more »

donating blood

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Does the Red Cross notify people if their blood test + for HIV or hepatitis? Read more »