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Dr. Robert Rahimi
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Hep C (Definition)

A viral infection that effects the liver that can result in chronic disease, liver failure, and ...Read more


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Can you get HPV from drinking after someone?

Can you get HPV from drinking after someone?

Possible: Technically it is possible but rare. Now, if you have relations and lets say your partner has an outbreak that you touch and then touch yourself without washing your hands first, you could acquire hpv this way. As always, it is most commonly spread by sexual contact. ...Read more

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Can you contract HIV from drinkin after someone with hiv?

Can you contract HIV  from drinkin after someone with hiv?

HIV is Hard To Get: Absolutely not. I am still amazed that people would really ask such questions. In 35 years of the HIV epidemic no casual contact has led to infection. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes from drinking after someone who is infected?

Can you get herpes from drinking after someone who is infected?

Not likely but: It is not likely but there is a remote possibility that the other person had an active herpetic lesion in the mouth and you drank immediately after he/she drank from the glass but i will not worry about it.Oral herpes causes cold sores and caused by type1 herpesvirus .Genital herpes is caused by type2 herpes virus. ...Read more

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Can you get hepatitis b and c from public bathrooms?

No: If you are having unprotected sex or using injection drugs with shared equipment in public bathrooms (or anywhere else) you will be at risk for getting hepatitis b or c. Just using public facilities will not transmit either virus. ...Read more

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Can you get hepatitis C from tattooing?

Can you get hepatitis C from tattooing?

Hepatitis & tattoos: If the needle and the ink are contaminated with blood from someone with hepatitis c, the answer is yes. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get hepatitis C from drinking someone's blood?

Hmmm...: Theoretically, if you get someone else's blood in your mouth and you have sores in your mouth or bleeding gums, you could get hepatitis c. There are lots of reasons to never drink someone else's blood and hcv is one of them. ...Read more

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Can you get hepatitis C from French kissing?

Can you get hepatitis C from French kissing?

Nope: Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is only known to be transmitted by direct blood contact. Even intercourse doesn't do it, even though hep C is often mischaracterized as an STD. (The frequency of HCV is no higher in the sex partners of infected people, if they don't also share drug injection equipment or otherwise have blood exposure.) There is no known risk via saliva or kissing. ...Read more

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Can you get gonorrhea or clymidia from drinking after someone who has it or sharing a cigarette?

Can you get gonorrhea or clymidia from drinking after someone who has it or sharing a cigarette?

Highly unlikely: You are very unlikely to acquire STDs from sharing glassware or cigarettes, but if you are concerned about transmissible diseases in general, these are not good practices. ...Read more

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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

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Can you get hepatitis C from snorting drugs?

Yes: In short, yes you can get hepatitis C from "snorting drugs" and from using intravenous drugs. This is the most common cause of contracting hepatitis C. The good news is that now a days, we can cure hepatitis C over 90% of the time compared to medications in the past. See a hepatologist for discussion regarding the new therapies. ...Read more

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Can you get hepatitis C if you bite someone with hepatitis c?

Can you get hepatitis C if you bite someone with hepatitis c?

Unlikely: For transmission from one person to another you have to have exposure to the virus for that to happen #1 during the biting you would have to cause bleeding #2 blood would have to make contact with you #3 that blood would have to have virus would want to know more specifics about the bite and exposure. ...Read more

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How do you catch hep c from others?

How do you catch hep c from others?

Mostly drugs: Usually by sharing needles or syringes with them during drug use. It can be transmitted sexually, but not easily. It's often through "rough sex, " where there may be some tears, perforations, or blood exposure. ...Read more

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Can you get hep c from sex ?

Can you get hep c from sex ?

Possibly: The cdc estimates that about 20% of new cases of hepatitis c are from sex. However, the risk for any one person is low. Men who have anal sex with other men are at higher risk. People who are young, have multiple partners, or have sores like herpes or syphilis are also at risk. Heterosexual couples who have been together a while are at low risk. ...Read more

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Can you get herpes drinking after someone?

Can you get herpes drinking after someone?

Thanks for asking!: It is unlikely unless you have an open sore on your mouth and the transmission of blood of bodily fluids went right in. You should not drink after anyone anyway. ...Read more

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Can you get HIV or hep c from sharing a toothbrush?

Can you get HIV or hep c from sharing a toothbrush?

Not likely: It can possibly happen if the person has a high viral load in the blood and have gums bleed all over the tooth brush and you use it immediately after they do. If you think that you may have been exposed then get tested. ...Read more

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