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How can the spread of hcv be prevented?

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Dr. Swati Avashia
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 23 years experience
Condoms: Don't share needles, toothbrushes or razors. Use condoms during sexual intercourse.
Dr. Kristel Hunt
Hepatology 23 years experience
Blood to blood: contact is required - so eliminating that. Globally, screening bloodbanks, needle exchange programs, monitoring tattoo parlors. in the household, not sharing razors and toothbrushes, and avoiding any/all other blood to blood contact.

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