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Hepatitis A Risk Factors

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What are the risk factor of contracting hepatitis c ?

I work in the O.R. and I punctured myself with a clean needle through my contaminated gloves. I recently change my gloves but i'm not sure if there is blood on my fingertips. Lets say if there is. What are the risk of contracting it? Can I contract...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The risk sounds extremely minimal. However, any health care worker with a potential work-related exposure to any infectious disease needs Read more »

Hepatitis Work Exposure and Risk to Family

Hello Doctor,I recently left the employment of a company where I worked as a service technician who... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C in Homosexual Men: Data From Two Cohorts of HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Men in Sydney, Australia

...Epidemiology and Clinical Research, and colleagues. In the current study, the authors described HCV prevalence, incidence, and risk factors for two cohorts of MSM with or without HIV. Both groups were recruited using community-based strategies.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected and HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients

... In the current study, a sample of HIV patients completed a questionnaire identifying their demographic characteristics and risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV). A chart review was conducted to confirm the information obtained in the survey.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Seroconversion in Injecting Drug Users in Australia

...were independent predictors of seroconversion. "Women, new initiates, and IDUs recruited via outreach appear to be at increased risk of infection," the researchers concluded. "Results confirm the significance of cocaine injection as a risk factor... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incidence and Risk Factors for Acute Hepatitis B in the United States, 1982-1998: Implications for Vaccination Programs

...effective vaccine became available to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and was recommended for persons at increased risk for infection. In 1991, a comprehensive immunization strategy was adopted that included routine childhood... Read more »
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Hepatitis risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
unprotected sex with man with homemade tattoos and professional tattoos. What do I do? Read more »

I need your help; its approach my test!!!

Posted by microclima22, 2 Replies
...I apologize for my bad English language. I tell my risk vaginal sex without protection; tests: At 7 days of contact. hiv1/hiv2 total antibody-ag p24 method quimiolumiscencia. negative. Read more »

Mr. Sowadsky says its okay too donate

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...should try to donate or not. My position here is strictly a medical one, not a political or moral one. If you are truly not at risk of infection for these diseases, and you want to donate anyway (despite the exclusion), that is a decision that... Read more »

gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...having sex with other men), than the overall population. Where it starts getting controversial, is that not all Gay men are at risk for these diseases. If a Gay man has been tested for HIV and Hepatitis B, and tests negative 6 months or more... Read more »