Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

How Can Hepatitis C Be Passed On In Hospitals

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Can You Get Hepatitis C From Vomit?

We went to the hospital to see a friend who has liver cancer caused by hep C last week. She vomited a little bit on my pants. Although it's only about the loonie size, I can feel it on my leg, am I at risk for contracting hep C?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Absolutely not. Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Hospital's HIV, Hepatitis C Testing Problems "More Widespread Than Previously Indicated," State Report Says

... Maryland General Hospital 's HIV and hepatitis C testing problems are "far more widespread than previously indicated," and equipment failures at the "poorly run" laboratory could Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oklahoma: Reuse of Needle at Hospital Infects 50 with Hepatitis C

...More than 50 people at a hospital in Norman, Okla., became infected with hepatitis C after a nurse repeatedly used the same syringe to give drugs, area health officials say. Norman Regional Hospital officials have Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

... Newly diagnosed with both HIV and hepatitis C at the same time Are people around me now at risk? Can I pass on hepatits C through sex? Can you catch another Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »