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Is A Person With Hep A Contagious Forever
If someone where to catch hep c could you ever be cured from it and not be contagious? And would the body be able to fight it off?
Is there anyway that i can do to at least recover from hep b? I've had this since 2010 and my condition then was acute and not contagious.
My cousin diagnosed w hep A even tho she had her childhood shots how contagious is she? I have two kids but both are immunized
Depends: First, the Hep A vaccine was licensed in 1995 and not widely used in infant shots until a few years later. The immune protection likely wanes some by adulthood, so I consider any adult at some risk. Risk of spread is greatest in the two weeks before and first week after symptom onset. Avoidance of oral and fecal material in that period prevents spread. ...Read more
Hepatitic c- I am so scared to get contagious with hep c im a phlebotomist. My question is could hep c ever be cured like go away?
Hepatitis C: Yes. There are some humans who clear this viral infection on their own. There are some very successful medications being studied now. Just remember that using all of the precautions you are taught where you work will protect you very much. ...Read more
Is hep c contagious and if someone gets it could you ever be cured from it? I work in healthcare setting and im stressing over it.
Yes and yes...: Hepatitis c is a viral infection passed via the parenteral route i.e. Blood. The blood of the infected person must get into the blood of the recipient for transmission to occur. Risk factors include IV drugs, tattoos, tainted blood transfusions, body piercings and multiple sex partners. There is treatment for hepatitis c for many successful treatment represents a cure. Good luck! ...Read more
A cashier put the top of a Xmas box in his mouth!If he has STD,Hep.A,B,C,D,E,AIDS&contagious diseases,can I get them if my hand (with cuts)touch box?
No: not that easy, you still have natural defenses and intact intact immune system (immune competent). Enjoy your Life ...Read more
I lost weight when I got Hep b and how long does a person with Hep B live? Mother and Brother both died of cirouses
depends: Person continues to be contagious as long as symptoms continue to be present. ...Read more
Not proven.: Although we know how a person contracts Hep B, we don't know for sure why some people clear it and other perfectly healthy people don't. However, the diagnosis of chronic hepatitis B is more straightforward. If the hepatitis B infection hasn't cleared, not only will the antibody test still be positive, but so will the tests for the presence of the virus itself. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Already contagious: Contagious then.Get a more detailed answer ›
Most ~ 8days: General viral sheading in RSV lasts 3-8 days in most; in some with complications they could shed for 4-6 wks. Droplet isolation(use of mask) & good handwashing will contain the spred in most cases.The germ can live for 1/2 hr on your hands and many hourd on surfaces. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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