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A 40-year-old female asked:

Can we have sex with a wife of a patient who died with hepatitis b virus. pls note that her report is normal for hbv?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
Cornea, Cataract, & Refractive (LASIK & PRK) Surgery 20 years experience
Yes: Yes. You can have sex with her but there is some risk she may have HBV (even with negative prior testing). I would recommend using protection and consider retesting her for hepatitis viruses.
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