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Hepatitis Mode Of Transmission
Hepatitis is an inflammatory condition of the liver. Almost all cases are caused by viruses, including most commonly hepatitis a, hepatitis b, and hepatitis c, or by toxins (eg alcohol). The liver swells, it doesn't work properly leading to a failure to detoxify some biochemical substances, and a failure to excrete bilirubin, leading to jaundice. Some cases are fatal, ...Read more
Had a pin prick at the tailor while she was fitting my dress, any risk of hepatitis C transmission ?
No: Sharp object cannot transmit disease unless there are fresh germs on such sharp objects from pricking an infected person just prior to pricking an uninfected person. Even if that happens, there would have to be deep enough wounds on both people, and would have to be a high enough number of infectious germs on the sharp object to transmit a disease. That means no, it doesn't happen that way. ...Read more
In order to get hepatitis g does the infected persons blood have to come in contact with uninfected person blood? Is there other ways of transmission?
Yes, unknown: Transfused blood containing hgv has caused some cases of hepatitis. Patients with hemophilia and other bleeding conditions who require large amounts of blood or blood products are at risk of hepatitis g. Hgv has been identified in between 1-2% of blood donors in the United States. At risk are patients with kidney disease who have blood exchange by hemodialysis. Sexual transmission may also occur. ...Read more
Chronic hepatitis b inactive carrier father .. what are chances for transmission to wife and baby ?
Hepatitis b transmit: The likelihood of becoming infected with HBV grows with the number of sexual partners a person has. Thus, promiscuous individuals are more likely to get HBV. Although I couldn't find an exact number for HBV, only approximately 2% of long-term, monogamous, sexual partners of HCV-infected people also test positive for HCV. HBV is probably similar. ...Read more
How common is sexual transmission of hepatitis C?Had RNA test with lower limit of 15IU/ml, negative, never did drugs only sex w/multiple partners.
Any chance of hepatitis c transmission from small little spit that landed on my eye while someone talking ?
Yes: Yes, if you are still being treated, you likely harbor some viable virus in your body. Depending on the type of viral hepatitis, the precautions are different. For hepatitis a and b, oral precautions are necessary, whereas for hepatitis b and c, the virus is spread by inoculation, thus avoid sharing needles or razors. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In medicine and biology, transmission is the passing of a communicable disease from an infected host individual or group to a conspecific individual or group, regardless of whether the other individual was previously infected. Sometimes transmission can specifically mean infection of ...Read more
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