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Hepatitis Blood In Restaurant Risk

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working in a restaurant with hepatitis

are you allowed to work with food, like cooking or serving the food....
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Hepatitis A is the hepatitis that is spread through food, that is why all those signs say wash your hands in the bathroom. Hepatitis B and C are spread through blood so that should not be a problem. DTD... Read more »

Restaurant knife

Dear Nancy,Thank you for answering my question. I work at restaurant and I work with cutting salad... Read more »

Eating at restaurant

Hi Dr. Bob,I was eating at a restaurant recently and a small piece of my food fell off of my plate... Read more »
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Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C: Are HIV-Positive Gay and Bisexual Men at Risk?

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As Medicare Covers Hepatitis C Testing for At-Risk Americans, New Challenges Arise

All individuals born from 1945 through 1965, as well as people who fit the definition of "high risk" for hepatitis C (HCV) infection, will have the costs of HCV screening covered by Medicare, according to an announcement from the U.S. Centers for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Free Hepatitis Testing for At-Risk Individuals in Snohomish, Wash.

Snohomish, Wash., Health District is offering free hepatitis C virus (HCV) tests to at-risk individuals. According to Kathy Perkins, health district nurse, they will be using a rapid test this year that gives results in approximately 20 minutes. The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Deaths Up, Baby Boomers Most at Risk

Two-thirds of Americans with hepatitis C virus were born between 1945 and 1965, and federal health officials are considering whether to recommend one-time HCV testing for this group. "One of every 33 baby boomers are living with hepatitis C... Read more »
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cocaine hiv and hepatitis c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I WAS DOING COCAINE WITH A COUPLE ONE NIGHT AND THEY HANDED ME THE STRAW AFTER I DID A LINE I LOOKED AND IT HAD BLOOD IN AND AROUND THE STRAW. I HAD A
COLD SORE IN MY NOSE. THE GIRL CALLED ME ;ATER AND TOLD ME HE HAS HEPATITIS C AND HIV CALLED CDC... Read more »

LowRisk Sex with the HighRisk and salivary glands

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have had a swollen gland in the right side of my neck, under my jaw for about FIVE months. It is not tender, and flucuates in size. The GP thought it was a submandibular lymph node; however, the ENT believes it to be my submandibular salivary... Read more »

Hepatitis and Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
People have been posting that if you are coinfected with Hepatitis C, you will need longer to seroconvert for HIV.

Does anybody know anything about transmission about Hepatitis C? I know that B can be transmitted sexually, but most things I've seen... Read more »