A 44-year-old member asked:
can you tell me is there a type of hepatitis contagious by touching someone or sharing blood?
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Infectious Disease 33 years experience
Hepatitis: Hepatitis B and C are bloodborne infections. Transmission occurs through exposure to infected blood that gets into your system through an open wound or through mucosa (mouth, eyes, genital, rectal, e.g.). Hepatitis A is acquired through contaminated food and water. You cannot get Hep B or C by touching someone who is infected.
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Last updated Jun 26, 2014
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