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Hepatitis C Causes And Symptoms

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Hepatitis c risk

I broke a glass ware and cut my hand and arm at home 3 hours after I came back from Emergency waiting room. Those two cuts are small with light bleeding. I did spend four hours in ER waiting room and there were several patients in the same waiting...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not worry about your risk. There are no proven cases of hepatitis C transmission from an environmental contamination. If HCV was this easy to catch - everyone would be infected. Read more »

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my husband is diagnosed with hepatitis c.i have been tested and i am clear. my husband has no... Read more »

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I have my medical exam last month and when i got my result i found out that i have hepatitis c.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asian Americans at High Risk for Hepatitis C Liver Cancer

Asian Americans infected with hepatitis C virus have four times the risk of developing liver cancer compared with U.S. whites at a similar stage of infection, according to a new study. Hepatitis C, which can be passed through tainted blood... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...daily by mouth. Treatment lasts from 24 to 48 weeks. Liver Transplantation A liver transplant may be necessary if chronic hepatitis C causes liver failure. Liver transplantation surgery replaces a failed liver with a healthy one from a donor.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mentally Ill at Higher Risk of Hepatitis C Infection; Treatment Can Cause Additional Mental Problems

Almost 20% of people in United States with severe mental illness have hepatitis C infection, compared with 1.8% of the general U.S. population, because many people with mental illness are exposed to risk factors for bloodborne viruses, the Dallas... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Needle Program Needed to Cut Hepatitis C Risk in Jail

Compared with the general population, persons entering Australia's prison system are far more likely to have hepatitis C virus, and many HCV-infected inmates continue injection drug use (IDU) while incarcerated, researchers report. Without access... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

worried

Posted by chris11474, 1 Reply
i had oral sex 2 times the last one was 33 days and the other was at 70 days. i was the receiving end.can you get hepatitis b from this? i see alot of mixed emotion about it. i took a hepatitis b and c test both cam e back negative. the problem is... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS, Hepatitis C, BSE: Infectious or Intoxication Diseases? Claus Khnlein, Germany English translation and English edit by Jrgen Faas, Kathy McMahon and Fintan Dunne. With kind permission by the ... Read more »

Going Psycho

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, After having all the ARS symptoms, In week 4 I did my 1st blood test. My VDRL came out +ve while HIV1 & 2 came out -ve. I did a retest again after week 13. The results came out the same. HIV 1 & 2 -ve. But now it has been 5 months... Read more »