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How Does Hair Braiding Sew-In Weaving Needles πŸ’‰ Contribute to Hepatitis C raising rates in #BlackWomen?

A hepatitis C infection can lead to severe liver damage, so it’s essential to know all of the ways it can be transmitted. 

It can be tricky: More than 40 percent of people with hepatitis C cannot identify the source of infection.

Here all the ways hepatitis C can be transmitted in the hair braiding deregulation that increases hair stylist and your risk.

Blood transmission

The most common way to contract hepatitis C is through exposure to blood that contains the hepatitis C virus (HCV). 

This might happen if you:

πŸ’‰ IF YOU use a sew-in needle that someone with hepatitis C has already used.

πŸ’‰ If YOU are stuck by a needle that has come into contact with blood that contains HCV.

πŸ’‰ IF YOU share eyebrow razors that may have touched blood that contains HCV

https://www.healthline.com/health/hepatitis-c/transmission

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