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Shook hands with someone while he was eating that had his saliva. Is it possible to get hep C through saliva if my hands were chapped and he was hepC+?

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Dr. Roy Arnold
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Unlikely

HepC is very difficult to transmit without blood to blood contact like sharing needles or tattooing.
The incidence of sexual transmission in monogamous couples is about 0.07% per year. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!

In brief: Unlikely

HepC is very difficult to transmit without blood to blood contact like sharing needles or tattooing.
The incidence of sexual transmission in monogamous couples is about 0.07% per year. Thanks for trusting HealthTap!
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