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Can someone get hepatitis b from the single use of a person infected by the disease toothbrush?

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Dr. Husam Bezreh
Dentistry - Periodontics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Hepatitis b is not transferred through saliva.

In brief: No

Hepatitis b is not transferred through saliva.
Dr. Husam Bezreh
Dr. Husam Bezreh
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Internal Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possible

It is possible to get hepatitis by transferring blood and bodily fluids.
Using the same tooth brush.

In brief: Possible

It is possible to get hepatitis by transferring blood and bodily fluids.
Using the same tooth brush.
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
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Dr. Charles Cattano
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: It's possible

Hepatitis a is contracted from contaminated food ; water. Hepatitis b ; c can be both acute or chronic ; is spread through contamination with body fluids like blood (on toothbrush).
Both hep b ; c are more commonly transmitted through sexual contact or sharing of needles. If at risk, get checked ; prophyllaxed.

In brief: It's possible

Hepatitis a is contracted from contaminated food ; water. Hepatitis b ; c can be both acute or chronic ; is spread through contamination with body fluids like blood (on toothbrush).
Both hep b ; c are more commonly transmitted through sexual contact or sharing of needles. If at risk, get checked ; prophyllaxed.
Dr. Charles Cattano
Dr. Charles Cattano
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