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Foods That You Can Get Hepatitis From

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HCV Phobia:

I have heard that ingestion does not cause transmission , but if one has ulcer ,is it a risk ? can ingestion of blood ( small drop of blood) , through sandwiches or fruit salads , cause infection ? I am worried every time ,when I eat uncooked...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...No this is no risk at all. You can't get HCV through food. Hepatitis A is transmitted by contaminated food or water. The thing that can increase your risk of getting foodborne illnesses is taking Read more »

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