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With Hep C in sweat...

Can I get Hep C from sweat of infected person?   I am a person with Diabetes Mellitus and MS, thus immunocompromised.  So may this be a reasonable concern if someone in my home has Hep C?
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No, hep c is spread by blood to blood contact only

What are ways Hepatitis C is not spread?

Hepatitis C virus is not spread by sharing eating utensils, breastfeeding, hugging, kissing, holding hands, coughing, or sneezing. It is also not spread through food or water.

http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hcv/cfaq.htm
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No. If that were true there would be a much worse epidemic. It's contracted by Blood to Blood. Bad blood going into good blood veins.  It's not that easy to catch. If someone in your home has HCV just don't share PERSONAL items. A doc once told me that if I bled on dishes in the sink it doesn't matter. HCV blood has to enter your clean blood/veins.
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