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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Test for hepatitis C: Non-a, non-b hepatitis is basically synonymous with hepatitis c.

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Infectious Disease 49 years experience
As it sounds,: Non a, non b hepatitis was the name given to cases of transmissible hepatitis that could not be identified as type a or b by blood tests. Much of the... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Ross
Occupational Medicine 24 years experience
You need testing: Testing for hepatitis antigens and antibodies will tell you you're status. Hepatitis b and e are spread by contact with infected blood so unless your... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Unlikely: Vaccines to prevent Hep B were seldom available before the early 1990's so it is likely your parents were vulnerable and acquired it in life. It can b... Read More
A 73-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Hep B vaccination: Complete vaccination against hepatitis B (3 doses) prevents infection for at least 20-30 years and probably for life.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Ask a gastro: ask a gastroenterologist / hepatologist. i can assist if more information provided
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
Seek professional: You need to talk to a hepatologist in your area, or a gastroenterologist who deals with patients with liver disease. I would be happy to help. What is... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
No : To treat hepatitis b you would need to be managed with an anti-viral medication.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Yes: Hepatitis B is on of the sexually transmitted infections, Hepatitis C is also possible but maybe less likely.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Infectious Disease 14 years experience
Any: Any compromised skin at all; if your cut hasn't healed yet, there is a chance for infection. Get screened if you have been exposed.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Yes: One needs hepatitis b to contract hepatitis d.

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