Prevention. If you let your sex partners and household members know you have Hep B, they can get tested to see if they have it, and if not, they can get vaccinated so they dont get it. Whom should I tell? You do not have to tell everyone.
Do you have to tell someone you have hepatitis B?
You do not have to tell health care workers that you have hepatitis B or C. All health care workers, including dentists, have strict protocols that they must follow to avoid getting a blood borne virus. These do not change if they are treating someone with hepatitis B or C.
How long does a person live with hepatitis B?
Facts About Hepatitis B A silent disease. It can live in your body for 50+ years before you have symptoms. Responsible for 80 percent of all liver cancer in the world.