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Can You Get Hepatitis A By Taking A Bite Out Of Food

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Hi Dr Barbara,I recently bit into the same food item as the other person did before me who might or might not be infected with Hepatitis B. I was wondering if contact like that could cause the virus to infect me. Since I've read saliva can cause...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No I would not consider this a risk at all. Read more »

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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

what the....?!?!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know whether an infection by an another STD would delay seroconversion for HIV? Another thing is I've been having pain in roots of my right pubic hair area which I can't figure out. I press down and there is no tenderness or pain... Read more »


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 »