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Is hepatitis C a contagious disease?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Hepatitis c is a contagious disease.
The virus is in the blood, so one can catch it by coming into contact with an infected person's blood. There is no cure and no vaccine for hepc, but some treatments are available.

In brief: Yes

Hepatitis c is a contagious disease.
The virus is in the blood, so one can catch it by coming into contact with an infected person's blood. There is no cure and no vaccine for hepc, but some treatments are available.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Christopher Blais
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

Hepatitis c virus is spread by sharing blood or other bodily fluids.
Traditionally, blood transfusion recipients prior to 1992 and injection drug use (via sharing needles) are major risk factors.

In brief: Yes

Hepatitis c virus is spread by sharing blood or other bodily fluids.
Traditionally, blood transfusion recipients prior to 1992 and injection drug use (via sharing needles) are major risk factors.
Dr. Christopher Blais
Dr. Christopher Blais
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Dr. John Leander Po
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes!

Transmission of this infection is by blood, and is even more infectious than hiv.

In brief: Yes!

Transmission of this infection is by blood, and is even more infectious than hiv.
Dr. John Leander Po
Dr. John Leander Po
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