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Hepatitis C From A Cut

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Does Hep C live on plastic material

A person with hepatitis C has a cut covered with a bandaid, and the blood is dried...then the person rinses a dish under the facet and the water drains from the bandaid onto the dish...will a person drinking/eating from this dish get the Hep C...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Even if virus survived, I wouldn't expect transmission from an oral route. Read more »

Hepatitis C and saliva

I handled a retainer that came directly from someone's mouth who was Hepatitis C positive. I had a... Read more »

Reactive Hepatitis C AB

Hi,Thank you for taking my question. What would cause a person to have reactive hepatitis C... Read more »
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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pennsylvania Prison System to Cut Number of Inmates Receiving Treatment for Hepatitis C

...Pennsylvania prisons this fall will treat about 75% fewer inmates for hepatitis C than they currently treat but will provide more targeted care for hepatitis C patients who are most likely to benefit from treatment, Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Stanislaus Civil Grand Jury Says Needle Exchange Could Curb HIV, Hepatitis C

... Stanislaus County should create a needle exchange for IV drug users to curb rising hepatitis C infections and cut HIV transmissions, a civil grand jury recommended on June 30. Last year, the county recorded 519 new hepatitis Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »