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Doctor insights on: Can U Get Hepatitis If Someone Who Has It Drinks Alcohol From Same Glass

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Can u get hepatitis if someone who has it drinks alcohol from same glass?

Can u get hepatitis if someone who has it drinks alcohol from same glass?

No (not generally): Neither hepatitis b or c can be transmitted through casual contact. Very few, if any, viral particles are in saliva. If the person had a bloody mouth, for whatever reason, and you took appreciable quantities of blood infected fluid from the glass, there would be a remote possibility of hepatitis b, and an even remoter possibility of hepatitis c. Hepatitis a (infectious hep) can be spread though. ...Read more

Dr. Jay Park
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Hepatitis (Definition)

Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses--most commonly hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C--or by toxins such as alcohol. With hepatitis, the liver will swell and not work properly, failing to rid the ...Read more


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Sometimes after I drink alcohol, usually liquor not beer, (even just one glass) I get a pain on the top of my foot the next day that lasts for hours ?

Sometimes after I drink alcohol, usually liquor not beer, (even just one glass) I get a pain on the top of my foot the next day that lasts for hours ?

Alcohol: This is called alcoholic polyneuropathy and usually affects more than just one nerve when it occurs. It usually occurs in alcoholics and is frequently associated with nutritional deficiency . Please see your family doctor and abstain from alcohol. ...Read more

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Can hepatitis be caused by alcohol? I got a after sharing a drink with an indian intern at a party.

Can hepatitis be caused by alcohol? I got a after sharing a drink with an indian intern at a party.

Depends: Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver, and it is caused by many different ways. The kind of hepatitis you got (a) is caused by a virus that is usually food-borne. That means that you likely got it from food that was tainted with it. It is possible that you drank from a cup from someone who was carrying the virus and was using poor hygiene. Alcohol itself can cause hepatitis if drank in excess. ...Read more

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If I had hepatitis as a teen does that mean I can't drink alcohol?

If I had hepatitis as a teen does that mean I can't drink alcohol?

Alcohol is not: Essential, but a functioning liver is! why take the chance of further damage? ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol after recovery from hepatitis right away ?

Shouldn't. : Would be best to wait and allow your liver to fully recover. ...Read more