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Hep C In Kids

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HEP C and KID

Question, If I were to have Hep C would this be an issue.My daughter is 20 months old and I pick her up and drop her off with her mother. Tonight before dropping her off I squeezed one of my old cuts (Not paying attention) and a little blood...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not consider this a risk, but you need to be cautious about blood exposures in general. I would be careful not to do things like manipulating cuts...Always wash your hands, etc... Read more »

Hep C, Kids and Sex

My friend was just diagnosed with Hep C. I wanted to know if he can still have kids and if he... Read more »

Can a person with hep C get married and have kids?

Hi, I'm 28 yrs old and iwas diagnosed with chronic hep C genotype 4 in Aug 05. I was... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mother-to-Child Hepatitis C Transmission Twice As Likely Among Infant Girls As Boys, Study Says

... Pregnant women living with hepatitis C are about twice as likely to transmit the virus to an infant girl as they are to a boy, according to a study published in the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Transmission

... How hepatits C is caught and passed on Hepatitis C, blood products and blood transfusions Injecting drug use and hepatitis C Hepatitis C and other (non-injecting) drug use Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? 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 »

Wanting kids

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...felt guilt, dirty and ashamed about my condition. The first thing in my mind was if I can have children in the future. I wanted kids that actually the reason why I broke up with my girl is she doesnt want kids. I know I can be a great father, I... Read more »