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Hepatitis How Is It Transferred

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hepatitis c transfer

can hepatitis c be transferred in any other ways besides blood and needles? Also can you still hepatitis A and B even though you have had a Vaccine for it?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...The vaccines are about 96% effective. Occasionally after 10 years or so, boosters may be necessary for the vaccines. Hepatitis C is rarely transmitted sexually, most often in people who have multiple partners and sexually transmitted diseases. So... Read more »

type of hepatitis

What type of hepatitis is transferable if an infected patient's blood + saliva get splashed into a... Read more »

consequences of snorting cocaine (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2010)

Hi,I snorted cocaine for the first time last weekend, using a shared dollar bill. My nose didn't... Read more »
Articles
Black AIDS Institute

Hepatitis: Is Your Doctor in the Dark?

...transmitted through foods tainted with microscopic amounts of fecal matter, particularly during overseas travel. It is also transferred through contaminated blood and stool. Hepatitis B (HBV) and hepatitis C (HCV) are often passed through... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Detachable Needles on Syringes Promote Hepatitis C Transmission, Study Says

...C virus (HCV) in used syringes. When shared among injecting drug users, syringes with detachable needles are more likely to transfer HCV from one person to another, the results show. In their experiment, Dr. Elijah Paintsil and colleagues loaded... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...Ensuring follow-up with subsequent doses requires that an immunization record is included in the medical record of all inmates, is transferred among correctional facilities, and is provided to the inmate as part of release planning. Testing for... Read more »
The Body

New Nebraska Bill Proposes Increased Penalties for Spitting on Cops if You're Living With HIV or Hepatitis; Media Fails in Its Reporting

... Even though HIV and hepatitis C are not spread through the transference of saliva, that scientifically proven fact didn't stop Nebraska State Senator Mike Gloor. On Jan. 10, Gloor proposed a bill Read more »
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you must be kidding me

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
http://www.webspawner.com/users/hivtest/ this site claims they have documented cases of people taking up to 3 years to test positive by antibody test and is updated till 2006 feb Read more »

unusual symptoms

Posted by Meagan, 4 Replies
i have a relative who is h.i.v positive ive been dealing with that and i am coping well however i am beginning to be concerned about my own health recently i have been having a minor ear ache and a swollen toungue and now i have white bumps in the... Read more »

Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...shaving his face and gets blood on the razor, then I use the same one and nick myself while shaving my legs, could the virus be transfered? My thought is that since the infected (ish, I hate that term) blood dries and is exposed to air, it... Read more »

Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...equal employment opportunities for all applicants, including recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, and social and recreational programs. Project Inform does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,... Read more »