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Hepatitis Outbreaks

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Hello. Thank you for taking the time to read this.My question is this. How likely would a Hepatitis B or C outbreak be in a gym or health club? Someone bled here on some equipment. It was cleaned by someone else. I have been overly careful since and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Transmission of HBV and HCV requires blood to blood exposure so I wouldn't worry about this. Read more »

how to avoid HEPATITIS

I have been tested for all forms of Hepatitis but I am very concerned about the possibility of... 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 »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Consumers Advised That Recent Hepatitis A Outbreaks Have Been Associated With Green Onions

...The Food and Drug Administration is advising the public that several recent hepatitis A outbreaks have been associated with eating raw or undercooked green onions (scallions). Hepatitis A is a liver disease that Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Questions and Answers on Hepatitis A Outbreaks Associated With Eating Raw or Undercooked Green Onions (Scallions)

... Q1: What did FDA announce today? A1: FDA advised consumers that three recent hepatitis A outbreaks have been associated with eating raw or undercooked green onions (scallions). Q2: Does this announcement apply to Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads Through Northeast Georgia

...One hundred people in northeast Georgia have been infected with hepatitis A in the first half of this year, and health officials are uncertain as to the cause of the outbreak. "That compares to 20 cases Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nevada: Vegas Hepatitis C Outbreak Spurs New Laws

... New state laws enacted in the aftermath of a Las Vegas clinic-based hepatitis C outbreak should lessen the risk of a repeat, officials say. More than 50,000 patients were notified last year that they should Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... 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 Read more »

Oral sex while experiencing Herpes Outbreak

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Received oral sex last night while experiencing a herpes outbreak. HIV status of other person is unknown and don't know wether there was blood in her saliva. Should I seek medical treatment for Read more »

Possible herpes outbreak and risk

Posted by Anonymous
...last month. We used latex condom for oral/vaginal and there was no breakage, but the next day i noticed i was having a herpes outbreak ( i got it years ago) , so i am assumimg that i had the breakout when i was with the escort but just did not... Read more »