Hepatitis C

How Do You Get Hepatitis C?

Can you catch this viral liver infection from sex? What about a hug? Get answers to your hep C transmission questions, here.

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    • Hepatitis C Transmission: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). “Hepatitis C Questions and Answers for the Public.”

    • Hepatitis C Screening: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). “Testing Recommendations for Hepatitis C Virus Infection.”

    Lara DeSanto

    Lara DeSanto


    Lara is a former digital editor for HealthCentral, covering Sexual Health, Digestive Health, Head and Neck Cancer, and Gynecologic Cancers. She continues to contribute to HealthCentral while she works towards her masters in marriage and family therapy and art therapy. In a past life, she worked as the patient education editor at the American College of OB-GYNs and as a news writer/editor at