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If your husband had hepatitis C, would you tell the kids so they could be careful?

Or would you just take the precautions on the adult level and not tell them?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:54 PM on Jan. 14, 2011 in Health

Answers (11)
  • Take precautions and tell them when they are old enough to understand.
    mommy_of_two388

    Answer by mommy_of_two388 at 6:02 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • No I would run like he..!
    ambr2006

    Answer by ambr2006 at 6:13 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • i would take precautions but my kids are 3 and 2 so i would be the one in charge of all that needed to happen for them
    knagsmom

    Answer by knagsmom at 6:27 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • I would talk to my kids about dad being sick and gear the converstation towards the age and development of the child.


    ambr2006: that is so sad. I always thought marriage vows were "in sickness and health"?
    tyfry7496

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 9:26 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • i think hep c is transmitted through blood, so i would just make sure that they dont put his toothbrush in their mouth, watch that they dont use his razor, stuff like that. If they are older maybe you could tell them.

    ambr2006, why would you run? it's a liver disease, you should want to help your husband and love him no matter what.
    gummybearmomma

    Answer by gummybearmomma at 9:36 PM on Jan. 14, 2011

  • Oh my bad!!!!
    ambr2006

    Answer by ambr2006 at 1:51 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • I guess when I saw Hepatitis I immediately assumed it was a bad germ thing. I watch so much on the news about this illness, but never heard anything about it being a liver disease. The celebrity Pamela Anderson have it, and she claim Tommy Lee gave it to her. So are you saying your husband does not have the same thing Pamela Anderson have?
    ambr2006

    Answer by ambr2006 at 1:53 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

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

    You could get hepatitis C from

    being born to a mother with hepatitis C
    having sex with an infected person
    being tattooed or pierced with unsterilized tools that were used on an infected person
    getting an accidental needle stick 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
    ambr2006

    Answer by ambr2006 at 1:56 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Wow...I hope everything work out for you.
    ambr2006

    Answer by ambr2006 at 1:56 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

  • Marriage is about vows, but I don't know about this one.
    ambr2006

    Answer by ambr2006 at 1:57 PM on Jan. 15, 2011

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