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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C - How to prevent?

  • HCV positive carriers should avoid donating blood, tissue, organs or semen.
  • Safer sexual practices should be strongly encouraged in persons with multiple sexual partners eg. by using latex condoms.
  • Avoid sharing razors and toothbrushes with members of the household who are HCV carriers.
  • Intravenous drug users should not share needles/syringes.
  • Pregnancy is not contraindicated in HCV carriers. However the child should be tested for antibodies against HCV at one year of age.

Hepatitis C - Causes and Risk Factors

Hepatitis C - Preparing for surgery

Hepatitis C - Post-surgery care

Hepatitis C - Other Information

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