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Transmission Of Hepatitis B

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Hepatitis B transmission

Can you catch hepatitis B if your vagina or recum rubs or touches part of a toilet seat where there may be dried urine, etc. that was not cleaned off on the toilet but was not visible?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No. This is not considered a mode of transmission. Read more »

What are the transmission ways of Hepatitis B and C?

Dear Dr. Dieterich,in Germany, where I come from, different doctors gave me different information... Read more »

hepatitis b

can the hepatitis transmitted by french kiss or sliva? Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...MMWR 1982;31:317-8, 327-8. CDC. Recommendation of the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee. Prevention of perinatal transmission of hepatitis B virus: prenatal screening of all pregnant women for hepatitis B surface antigen . MMWR ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...immunization of infants, children, and adolescents, was published previously (CDC. A comprehensive immunization strategy to eliminate transmission of hepatitis B virus infection in the United States: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recommendations to Prevent Hepatitis B Virus Transmission -- United States

...requirement -- statewide and Orange County, Florida, 1997-1998. MMWR 1998;47:711-5. 5 . Hurie MB, Mast EE, Davis JP. Horizontal transmission of hepatitis B virus infection to United States-born children among refugees. Pediatrics ... Read more »
Brown Medical School

Hepatitis B Virus: Transmission, Prevention, Treatment and HIV Co-Infection

...Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection is very common with over 350 million chronically infected people worldwide including 1.25 million in the United Read more »
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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 »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites. What are the possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is... Read more »

gays can give blood long they are neg after expose

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...(since 1977) is excluded from donating blood, organs, and tissues. This is to exclude any possibility of the transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, and other bloodborne diseases. The rates of HIV and Hepatitis B are higher among Gay men (men having... Read more »