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Can hepatitis a be trasmitted through saliva (like kissing or sharing food/water)?

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Dr. Sal Aragona
Dentistry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Any contact with body fluids can transmit hepatitis a from one who carries the virus to another that does not have the virus.

In brief: Yes

Any contact with body fluids can transmit hepatitis a from one who carries the virus to another that does not have the virus.
Dr. Sal Aragona
Dr. Sal Aragona
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Dr. Larry Lutwick
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Not the case

There is no evidence that HAV is transmitted by saliva at all.
It is transmitted fecal-orally.

In brief: Not the case

There is no evidence that HAV is transmitted by saliva at all.
It is transmitted fecal-orally.
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Dr. Larry Lutwick
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