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Statistic Concerning The Spread Of The Hepatitis Virus

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hepatitis virus lifespan in bottle of tattoo ink

If a bottle of tattoo ink is contaminated with the hepatitus virus, how long can it survive?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Difficult to say since there are no data.If you are concerned about a potential exposure, I would get tested. Read more »

Tailor's pin

Hi I was at a tailor shop getting mesured for pants. I then accidently poked my self in the finger... Read more »

transmission of hepatitis virus

I apologize if you have answered this already, but I haven't been able to find any information... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...System Risk Factors for Viral Hepatitis Transmission Among Incarcerated Persons Epidemiology and Outcome of Infection With Hepatitis Viruses Preventing and Controlling Viral Hepatitis Rationale for Prevention and Control of Viral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...range in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a severe illness lasting several months. Hepatitis A is usually spread when a person ingests fecal matter even in microscopic amounts from contact with objects, food, or drinks... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual contact, or through contact with infected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...age. Worldwide, most people with chronic Hepatitis B were infected at birth or during early childhood. How is Hepatitis B spread? Hepatitis B is spread when blood, semen, or other body fluid infected with the Hepatitis B virus enters the... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Conversion Time?? Now at the end of 4th week i developed some Pinkish Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading in 2.5 to 3.0 inches of diameter. (Scattered Red Blotches kind of pimples) Please tell!! Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm new to this board and wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over... Read more »

organ donor had hiv read asap

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...HIV transmission through organ transplants since 1986. It's also the first ever known instance in which one organ donor has spread hepatitis C and HIV at the same time, said Dr. Matt Kuehnert of the federal Centers for Disease Control and... Read more »

organ donor with hiv wperiod

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...HIV transmission through organ transplants since 1986. It's also the first ever known instance in which one organ donor has spread hepatitis C and HIV at the same time, said Dr. Matt Kuehnert of the federal Centers for Disease Control and... Read more »