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Hepatitis Are Contagious

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how contagious is hep c

my question is can you only contract hep b or c from blood and is it dangerous for people that work with people that have this diasese...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis B and C are not dangerous to co-workers. The viruses are spread through exposure to infected blood and through sexual transmission(hepatitis B much more frequently than hepatitis C).Dr. McGovern... Read more »

Can a person be "cured" of Hepatitus C, or will they always be contagious?

Can a person who previously had Hepatitus C go into what was termed "remission" and no... Read more »

Hepitisis c contagious

My husband got hepititis c from a blood transfusion in 1977 he was just tested and still has it can... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Government to Decline Entry to Immigrants With Costly, Contagious Diseases, Including HIV, TB

The New Zealand government on Wednesday announced that it will ban people from migrating to the country if they test positive for diseases or conditions that could be contagious or costly to treat, such as HIV or tuberculosis, the Associated Press ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

European Union Facing "Hidden" Hepatitis C Epidemic, Report Says

The European Union is facing a "hidden" epidemic of hepatitis C that could overpower the health budgets of the group's 15 member nations, according to a report released on Wednesday by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction , ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hawaii: Help on HIV and Hepatitis Needed

A local nonprofit group that advocates for infectious disease education and research is hoping to stem the spread of HIV and hepatitis by providing personal hygiene kits to homeless people in Kaka'ako. The OutPatient Intravenous Infusion Therapy... 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 hepatitis C in the... Read more »
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ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »

HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

Periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y c

Posted by mariana, 1 Reply
hola quiero saber cuanto es el periodo ventana de la hepatitis b y de la hepatitis c con tecnicas de busqueda de anticuerpos no de adn, quiero saber cuandoes definitivo el examen de hepatitis b y c con la tecnica de anticuerpos. Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »