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Working In Medical Field While Having Hep C

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hep c and personal hygiene items (nail clippers)

Dear Dr. McGovern,Thank you for kindly donating your time to this site. The basis of my question is that in the past, I have seen information stating that hep c lives for days or weeks on surfaces. I was forced to use a friend's nail clippers to...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not consider clipping a nail with clippers from another person to be a risk taking behavior since blood to blood exposure would not have occurred. Read more »
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What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

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Hep C on the Radar

...co-infected men, detectable levels of both HIV and hepatitis C virus have been found in the semen, which means that transmission of hep C through semen is at least a possibility. Many of these factors apply to more than just poz men -- they also... Read more »
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FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic hepatitis C in the United States? How likely is it that acute hepatitis C will become chronic? Transmission /... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

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Lab work

Posted by deadbody, 2 Replies
...Hi, What does lab work measure exactly, they say viral load, but it cant tell if you are HIV+, so how comes, which viral load then it measures, can Read more »

depression medication dont work on me

Posted by nycman, 1 Reply
...i used to take depression medication years ago and i stop because didnt work on my. now i trying aggain and dont like. they just dont work on me and i feel like a somby and high. please any coments anybody Read more »