2 doctors weighed in:

Can sharing hair comb/brush spread hepatitis c?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr Camilla Graham
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: No

These personal items should not have small amounts of blood on them. Razors, tooth brushes, and nail clippers could and should not be shared.

In brief: No

These personal items should not have small amounts of blood on them. Razors, tooth brushes, and nail clippers could and should not be shared.
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Dr David Drewitz
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: No.

Household precautions to avoid transmission of hep c include avoiding sharing toothbrushes, nail clippers and razors.
Sharing a hairbrush or comb is not a risk factor.

In brief: No.

Household precautions to avoid transmission of hep c include avoiding sharing toothbrushes, nail clippers and razors.
Sharing a hairbrush or comb is not a risk factor.
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