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How Does Hep C Spread

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handeling food wiith hep-c

are people who have been diagnosed with hep c able to cook and serve food for other people in a restaurant of other places of business or serving the homeless is there a chance for contagion if they use gloves...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
People who have been diagnosed with hep c are able to cook and serve food for other people in a restaurant or other places of business or serving the homeless. This infection is not spread via casual contact. They should wear gloves only if all... Read more »

IVF for - HepC Male (Positive) and Female (Negative)

Hi Doc,My world has turned upside down with the news that I (Male) am tested positive for Hepatitis... Read more »

hepc liver damage

i need a doctors thoughts im scared i have no appendix or gall bladder and high liver enzymes i... Read more »
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No longer have HepC!

Posted by heatherblue, 2 Replies
I went to my doctor today. My numbers are all amazing. CD4=701, viral load undetectable. And he says that I no longer have HepC. I have never heard of this. I am pleased, don't get me wrong. It's just kinda crazy. I was always told that it... Read more »

HIV and HEP-C co-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i know this might sound like a stupid question but is it possible to pick up both HIV and HEP-C from one unprotected, penis/vaginal sexual encounter ? and if so, can this cause problems with an HIV test at 3 months ? co-infection ?
thanks
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peter Read more »

Please Help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This post is directed to anyone who can help shed some light on how to help the one you love live better. My best friend and partner for 5 years is positive, we have been seperated for 2 years and he contracted the virus within the last 3 months.... Read more »

From me to all

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone, I have read some questions posted to me. Well i did not expcet to hear that some of you dont believe my results. That is absolutely absturd! Why would someone me in this case, go so far as to say they were infected and that they... Read more »