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what is the risk of hcv from sharing bill for snorting cocaine?

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is there a likely chance of hepatitus c risk from one time cocaine use?(shared rolled up bill) i tried it once at a party with 2 guys i did'nt know.i snorted only a few lines but im scared that i have a high risk for nfection:( please respond.extremely scared!
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replied March 7th, 2012
Welcome to e health forum.

Hepatitis C is not acquired by snorting cocaine. It is acquired when you inject the drug into your vein, while sharing a needle or syringe with a infected individual.

You should consult with your doctor or a STD and drug abuse clinic , so as to undergo proper counselling, to avoid repeating such episodes in the future.


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