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Hepatitis

How is hepatitis C acquired?

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  • You could get hepatitis C through contact with an infected person's blood.

    You could also get hepatitis C if you have been:

        * Born to a mother with hepatitis C
        * Having sex with an infected person
        * Tattooed or pierced with unsterilized tools that were used on an infected person
        * Accidentally pricked with a needle that was used on an infected person
        * Using an infected person's razor or toothbrush
        * Sharing drug needles with an infected person

    This answer is based on source information from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.
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