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How Do You Spread Hepatitis B

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spread by birth

my father has hepetitis B, and C and I was born after he had a blood tranIs it possible that I have it?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Spread of hepatitis B or C at birth is dependent on the infection status of your mother. You should have testing to be certain. Read more »

plz help

i m a non immunized HBsAg-ve male.one day back a lady with HBsAg+ve kissed my lips for few seconds.... Read more »

HBV spread.

My question is,,Can someone with HBV positive infect others that been vaccinated?. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. It results from infection with the Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B can be either "acute" or "chronic." Acute Hepatitis B virus infection is a short-term... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention

...Contents Hepatitis B prevention How great is the risk for hepatitis B? You may be at risk for hepatitis B if you: How is hepatitis B virus spread? Can hepatitis B be spread by food? What is the hepatitis B carrier state? What are... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...drugs(including prescription medications), poisons, and some viruses can all causehepatitis. Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus(HBV). Worldwide, 350,000,000 people are infected with HBV, and 10% of these arealso... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

...Injection and Infection HIV infection spreads easily when people share equipment to use drugs. Sharing equipment also spreads hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and other serious diseases. Infected blood can be drawn up into a syringe and then get... Read more »
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Not b4 we know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... (b) tuberculosis, (c) hepatitis B, hepatitis A, hepatitis C and vaccinated for hepatitis B and... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

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 »

Get tested now. It doesn't rule out later.

Posted by dsaklad
...  immunodeficiency virus     b. TB tuberculosis,     c. hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis A     d. vaccinated for hepatitis B ... Read more »