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Getting Hepatitis From A Kiss

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Am I at risk of getting Hepatitis C please help me

I am sorry about my english but I'm going to try my best so you guys can understand me :)Is it true that you can catch hep c by living with someone if you touch anything with blood and you don't know there was blood there or by a hug kiss...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no risk for Hepatitis C from what you're talking about.First, it's not that blood is simply around or you touch it. It's that the blood gets <i>inside</i> you. That didn't happen in your case.Second, the HIV... Read more »

kiss n hepatitis b

can a person get hepatitis b infection by kissing chronic hepatitis b positive person...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No... Read more »

Hepatitis from kissing

Is it possible to contract Hepatitus B or C from kissing?. I recently found out that my ex girlfriend has both. Should I get tested? ...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Only if there is blood involved ,and broken mucosas,that can allow the virus to enter the other person bloodstream .... Read more »

Hepatitis C. Kiss with broken gums

Hello! Is it possible to get hepatitis c via kiss if both partners have some dental problems like stomatitis, broken gums and one of the partners has chronic hep c? Thank you!...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It would be extremely unlikely that this would cause transmission.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
from what i can get about half of the websites, hotlines(cdc, and colorado hiv hotline, for example) believe french kissing is risky, and should consider testing. other sites and the GMHC hotline say no risk, kiss away...anyone want to add to my... Read more »


Posted by shadesofgrey, 1 Reply
that kissing someone will give it to you. fingering a sex worker, getting a blow job, screwing with a condom in tact, giving blood, nurse using a dirty needle and giving hiv because she dosent like me, when someone says they are neg. and you... Read more »

afraid to kiss

Posted by jessi_babe_xoxo, 2 Replies
I have known this guy for so long who has aids, and i like him and he likes me. but i am afraid to do anything with him, even kiss him. i know that kissing is one of the lowest risks to get aids, but i am so scared about getting it. i read that one... Read more »

AIDS Timeline, Deep kissing in 1997

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I believe the last deep kissing incident was in 1997
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