A 48-year-old member asked:
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would it be safe for a person to take up medicine even if he/she is hepatitis b positive?

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Dr. Craig Smith
34 years experience Urology
Yes: There are a variety of fields in "medicine". If it is your passion to pursue one do so. Need to assess risks of transmission, wear gloves, do not expose others to open incisions or cuts, etc.
Answered on Jul 31, 2018

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