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Can you get hep c if your boyfriend has it and y'all been having sex while on period and if you got in contact with his blood in your mouth?

Yes (be careful) Hep C can be transmitted sexually. Your boyfriend should get tests to determine whether or not he has antibodies to the virus and if there is enough of the virus in his bodily fluids to transmit the virus during sex. Read more...
Hep C. The overall incidence of HCV transmission by sex was estimated to be 0.07 percent per year. The best option is for both partners to be tested and use condom. Remember the risk is there and not zero. Even condoms are not 100 in preventing infection. Best of luck. Read more...
Yes, The common way that people get it is from sharing needles or syringes. But it's possible to get the disease through sex. If concerned, see your PCP for consultation and tests. Read more...
Yes . Hepatitis C can be transmitted sexually whether the sex is vaginally or oral. If you were having oral sex while on your period, it is likely that the blood in your mouth was yours rather than his but you can get HepC from his semen. Condoms and dental dams are recommended to decrease the risk. Be safe. Hope this helps. Read more...

If someone put a straw in your drink and had blood on his hands would you get hep c or Hib if you used the straw and blood went in mouth I have ulcer?

Deadly Viruses. Nope. Not in any way risky. I cannot help noticing that you keep making up scenarios that are well known not to be risky and asking this same question. Are you trying to cover up the way you got infected from hepatitis or HIV so that you do not have to be responsible for unhealthy behavior? Read more...

Can u get a "false"positive twice for hep c when getting your blood tested?

Probably not. Positive antibody to hep c does not mean active disease, a viral load should be ordered to confirm it, if hep c antibody is positive twice and negative viral load may mean that you were exposed to the virus but you get rid of it. Read more...

Is it possible to get hep c from some vegetable thorn, like eggplant thorn (if somebody pricked before) when pricked and small blood come out?

Possible/doubtful. yes it is theoretically possible to get hep c from an infected thorn, since the virus can spread through blood, secretions, IV drug abuse, sexually etc- the odds would be low but not impossible. Read more...

I walked through dried blood and am panicking I dragged Hep C through my house. What do I have to do to clean my house and can I get sick from it?

First relax! Do u know whose blood it was? Do u know if that person was hep c or hep b or hiv +? The viruses don't survive well in dry blood but CDC web side for most up to date guidance on cleaning up blood spills. It's much safer than Ebola for example. Read more...

Can having liver disease affect your blood results you get back from hep c?

Yes. First have to apologize, i hit the wrong 'button' on question about donating your liver if have hep c: no. As for current question, if you've recovered from the acute phase hep c, all the liver function studies often come back to normal, though may persist in elevated state. Your body will develop hep c antibodies, but at any time in the future, it could become active or lead to other liver probs. Read more...