I'm so anxious, my older brother is a Hepatitis B positive person.
First of all, I want to say that I am living in another country, far away from my brother and my parents. I go home twice a year and live together with my them, 1 month each stay.
Two year ago, I was diagnostic with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). That time, it almost have killed me, I can't go out, can't talk to anyone, can't cook,...And till now, I still suffer from OCD, but better than the begining, and all of my family members know that I have OCD.
Last year, my brother knew that he was Hepatitis B positive from a blood test, he didn't worry at all, didn't get any treatment either, and still smoke and drink everyday ( My brother have 6 girlfriends, two big tatoos, smoke and drink heavily). He told me and my parents that Hepatitis B can't easily transmit and have my parents tell me that I don't have to worry at all when living with him. But I know that Hep B is very contagious, and my parents still think that he's telling the truth.
From that day till now, I was scared everytime I have to get back home, eventhough I miss my parents so much. Back home, because our house is so small, I have to live together with him, sharing bathroom, washing machine...and the most thing I worry to dead was to sharing car, and motobike (we only got one each, and I have to use them everyday).
My question is: will Heptatis B transmit through car's steering wheel and motorbike accelerator (throttle tube)? (He and I have to drive the same car and motobike everyday). And will Hep B transmit through daily activities?
Please help me out! Thank you so much!
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