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Can A Person With Hepatitis B Virus Go Abroad
Could a person with hepatitis C transmit the hepatitis b virus to someone else through unprotected sex?
Depends: Not an easy question to answer in detail since the effects of any illness or condition depend on the person. In general in 2013 would be optimistic about treatment and life. Some people with severe liver damage from hepatitis b may be able to have a liver transplant and extend life even further. Recommend sitting down with your doctor to go over the specific situation. ...Read more
Normal liver function, should need to treat? I was a hepatitis b virus carriers. What drugs can clear the hepatitis b virus.
Doubtful: Asymptomatic carriage of hep b is common, although some hepatologists would recommend biopsy to be certain that the status of the disease is proven. There are several antivirals (lamivudine, adefovir, tenofovir, telbivudine, and entecavir), and immune system modulators (interferon Alpha 2a, and peg if Alpha 2a) which can be used in therapy, but your hepatologist would explain these effectively. ...Read more
Yes: Having hepatitis c virus should not prevent you from being a nurse, since there are surgeons who continue to practice although hep c+. Question is, why are you not being treated? And if in a health care profession you may want to exercise stringent precautions when dealing with patients. ...Read more
Details. Details.: That depends on which type of hepatitis, whether one is talking about "getting in contact with a virus" or about "getting the actual disease", which part of the body is being kissed, the conditions of the kisser's part of the body and of the kissee's part of the body, the immune status of the kisser, etc... There are many kinds of hepatitis and many kinds of kissing. ...Read more
Yes definitely: That is how it usally spreads.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hepatitis A and B: Hepatitis a and b virus infections show the same symptoms and similar liver damage. Hep a infection is a more acute illness with shorter duration while infection from the b tends to be more chronic lasting months and years. In addition, hep b infection carries a risk of cancer complications. Hep a is contracted from eating contaminated foods; hep b from sex and blood transfusions. ...Read more
Can hepatitis B and C be transferred from getting splashed with infected persons urine or saliva? what precautions should a caregiver take?
Hep B/ C in a flash: Hep B and C are classified as blood-borne pathogens and are generally contracted with direct exposure to blood or body secretions, as in sexual contact. Since HBV has been found in saliva, the risk of transmission of Hep B with deep kissing probably exists and the risk increases if one partner wears orthodontic braces or has open cuts or sores in the mouth. No report of Hep B or C via saliva exist ...Read more
Possible: If you have an open sore in your mouth. ...Read more
Yes: The risk of transmitting hcv to your wife is through accidental contact with small amounts of blood. Keep wounds covered. Do not share razors, toothbrushes, clippers. Of course do not share any injection drug equipment. If she does not have hcv (and she should be tested), then sexual intercourse is very unlikely to transmit hcv and the cdc does not recommend using condoms. ...Read more
Will I be okay if i'm vaccinated to hepatitis b and i'm in relationship with a person who has chronic hepatitis b?
Absolutely safe: Totally safe for both of you.Get a more detailed answer ›
It really depends: If you have significant and active hepatitis b then alcohol consumption, especially in large amount, can cause much trouble. If your status is just a carrier/not active, then small amount (one drink) here and there is likely to be ok. Alcohol and hepatitisc don't mix well. I would recommend finding out your status with your doc and arrange for regular follow-up. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can hep c live outside of blood? If an infected person bleeds can hep c latch onto objects? Or if i wash up the blood can hep c still be present? You get my rift
Can the Hepatitis B vaccine mask a Hep B infection, if received after a Hep B exposure? As in, person is infected but it's suppressed and tests neg?
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