10 Essential Facts About Hepatitis C
8. If you have hepatitis C, simple precautions can protect others.
“Do not share personal items that could have even tiny amounts of blood, like toothbrushes, razors, clippers, et cetera,” Graham says. “Keep these items in a separate kit so nobody accidentally shares them.” Clean up any spilled blood right away with a solution of bleach and water. Cover blisters or cuts with bandages, and carefully dispose of anything with blood on it, like bandages or tampons, the ALF advises.