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Can You Get Hepatitis From Saliva

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Ask the Experts

Hepatitis C and saliva

I was wondering if Hepatitis C can be transmitted through saliva? A friend of mine was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. We had been out drinking and she was laughing and spit beer all over my face and arm. Now I realize the arm is not the problem but I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would consider this risk to be negligible and would not pursue testing.Dr. McGovern... Read more »

hepatitis c in saliva?

i french kissed someone who has hepatitis c and saliva was transfered. (we didnt do anything... Read more »

Hepatitis c saliva

I work in the dental field and recently cut myself with a blade contaminated with the saliva of a... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Groups Protest Ruling in Case Regarding HIV-Positive Man, Saliva

Several HIV/AIDS advocacy groups are saying that a recent ruling in a Dallas County, Texas, case that an HIV-positive man who spit into the mouth and eye of a Dallas police officer was using saliva as a deadly weapon was excessive, the Dallas... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

¿Cómo se Disemina el VIH?

Requisitos para que ocurra la transmisión ¿En qué partes del cuerpo se encuentra el VIH? "Fluidos corporales" infecciosos "Fluidos corporales" posiblemente infecciosos "Fluidos corporales" no infecciosos ... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Other Viral Hepatitis Infections

Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Other viral hepatitis infections Hepatitis A Hepatitis A (HAV) is found in faeces (stool). People become infectedwhen faeces from an infected person enters theirmouth. This may occur when food (including raw... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

Other Viral Hepatitis Infections Hepatitis A (HAV) HAV is found in feces (stool). People become infected when feces from a person who is infected with HAV enters their mouth. This may occur when food (including raw or undercooked shellfish) or... Read more »
Connect With Others

Risk of exposure from open wound and saliva

Posted by mantle198, 2 Replies
Hi I'm posting to get a better understanding of my risk exposure and gain some peace of mind, until I wait the 3 month period before I take the HIV test. Recently I had a one night stand with a sex worker, she gave me unprotected oral sex and... Read more »

foamy saliva?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone ever heard of HIV causing foamy saliva? Please respond

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saliva test?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
n e one know how accurae a saliva test is....and when is a good time to take one ? thanks

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Saliva, Hiv, Risks?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is saliva risky if it is able to get into your bloodtream? If say your are receiving oral sex and saliva gets on your mucous membranes and into your bloodstream, or if you are getting a french kiss and saliva eneters an open sore in your mouth or... Read more »