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A 22-year-old female asked:

can money give you a disease even if you dont wash your hands after touching it like hiv or hepc ?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
No: Some say money is the cause of all problems, or the root of all evil... but, at least money doesn't transmit HIV or hepatitis C. On the other hand, a case of HIV or hepatitis C infection costs a ton of money to treat. Thus, avoid contact with the fresh blood of other people; or at least know that they are free of blood viruses (which is hard to know unless they are your own young children).

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Last updated Aug 27, 2015

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