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Can You Share Drinks With Someone Who Has Hepatitis

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Shared Cocaine Snorting Straw With Someone, and Worried (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2008)

About two weeks ago I shared a straw to snort cocaine with a friend twice in one night. Now I am feeling extremely worried that I could have contracted HIV, Hep C, or Hep B. How much of a risk did I put myself at? I don't recall noticing any blood...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...countries up to a quarter of hepatitis C infections remain unexplained, with individuals reporting no risky practices such as use of shared drug injection equipment. And a number of epidemiological studies in largely HIV-negative populations... Read more »

sharing same utensils

I wonder if hepa b can be transmitted if you sometime use the same utensil like spoon, share foods... Read more »

Infection by Sharing Food or Drink

Can a person be infected with Hepitis C by sharing foor or drinks? Read more »
Articles
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

...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 participants were... 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

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Exposure Symptoms Diagnosis / Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Overview What is hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use, and bacterial... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...Treatment Action Group's Guide to Hepatitis B . Hepatitis C is usually spread by direct contact with blood, usually through sharing needles and other injection equipment. Although it doesn't happen as often, some people -- especially HIV+ MSM... Read more »
Connect With Others

Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...My boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were wondering if HIV can pass threw sharing the same shaving razors. The concern is obviously that if he nicks himself while shaving his face and gets blood on the razor, Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

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

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
...sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping someone else out there knows what i am going through and can share there experiences with me, about symptoms? did you clear the virus? did you go chronic? anything I should be on... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
...sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping someone else out there knows what i am going through and can share there experiences with me. at least tell me what to expect or offer some suggestions or words of encouragment? I... Read more »