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Hepatitis Transmision Through Saliva

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Hepatitis C and saliva

I handled a retainer that came directly from someone's mouth who was Hepatitis C positive. I had a few small cuts on my hand. Should I be tested and what is the risk for transmission by saliva? I have read a few studies from reputable sources on the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Yes, HCV has been isolated from saliva, but there are no data to show that saliva has been proven to be a vehicle for HCV transmission.No I would not get tested for Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »

Hepatitis C and saliva

Hello Dr. McGovern,I am a healthcare worker who was talking with a hepatitis C positive patient. ... Read more »
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Posted by coco27, 1 Reply
...con prostitutas, ahora que ha pasado el tiempo pienso en que pude haber malogrado mi vida, uds saben: existen las ETS, VIH, Hepatitis B y C..etc...enfermedades que pude o pudimos haber contraido los que hemos practicado relaciones de riesgo, en... Read more »

Herida en la piel y saliva

Posted by amc180972, 2 Replies
...Hola quisiera saber si al tener una pequea herida en la piel abierta se puede transmitir el vih a traves de la saliva, por que me hicieron sexo oral y ella me paso se lengua y su boca por mis testiculos y en ese momento senti como un pequeo dolor, Read more »

Consulta Reiterada Argentino buscando tranquilidad

Posted by Matiasf71Argento, 1 Reply
...primarios. Consulte a un organizmo municipal donde me atendio una consejera y me recomendo nuevamente varios analisis , sifilis hiv hepatitis c y b y todos me salieron No reactivos a las 11 semanas. Esta consejera me dijo que la relacion que yo... Read more »

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Posted by extresado, 2 Replies
...estoy esperando mis resultados se que por sexo oral insertivo no puedo tener vih pero puedo estar tranquilo con respecto a la hepatitis c ? Read more »