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Can You Share Drinks With Someone Who Has Hepatitis

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Ask the Experts

Infection by Sharing Food or Drink

Can a person be infected with Hepitis C by sharing foor or drinks?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Under normal circumstances, hepatitis C is not transmitted by food or water. BY... Read more »

drinking water & hepatitis b

hellocan i can hepatitis b from taking a drink of water from there glassand who... Read more »

Sharing drink after an hiv person.

Last week i was at disco with a friend of mine. WE shared drinks for all the night. The day after i... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Hepatitis C Treatment Today

The decision to start treatment for hepatitis C must be shared by doctor and patient, and everyone with a chronic hep C infection should be evaluated for treatment. But since the treatment can cause difficult side effects, and is less effective in... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Drinking, Even Casual Amounts, Poses Much Greater Risk for Advanced Liver Disease in HIV/Hepatitis C Patients

This article was reported by Science Daily . Science Daily reported on a study of the effect of alcohol on liver disease in people with HIV and chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) coinfection. Joseph K. Lim, MD, of Yale University School of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Roche Hepatitis C Treatment Gains Half of Market Share From Schering-Plough

The hepatitis C drug Pegasys, which is manufactured by pharmaceutical company Roche , has gained half of the market share from Schering-Plough's Peg-Intron hepatitis C treatment after being available for barely one year, the AP/Philadelphia... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Outbreak of Hepatitis B Virus Infection Among Methamphetamine Injectors: The Role of Sharing Injection Drug Equipment

"Methamphetamine use has become increasingly prevalent in the United States," wrote the authors, who set out to identify risk factors for acute hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection among Natrona County, Wyo., residents who inject the drug. All... Read more »
Connect With Others

Co-Infected Folks Welcomed to Share

Posted by riverprincess, 1 Reply
Many folks may also be co-infected with Hep C. Seems there really isn't a place for us to share so I figure this is a good place to start up this topic hear. Please feel free to share how things are being doubly " blest "!


As for me I'm waiting to... Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... Read more »

Drinking

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What would be the chances of contracting the HIV virus from drinking a bottle of wine in South Africa after the local waiter cut his hand on the corkscrew while opening the bottle? Would alcohol have killed the virus anyway? This may sound like a... Read more »