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I allowed someone to view a medical diagnosis of my husband

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I allowed someone to view a medical diagnosis of my husband for hepatitis c because he is having an affair with this persons spouse is this illegal to show his doctors report.
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I am sorry to hear about this unfortunate situation.

How did you obtain a copy of your husband's medical report?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
We have been married for 23 years, we were divorced sep 27, I had the husband of his girlfriend ask me for prof of his disease, I showed him an old report from five years ago.
How did you obtain this old report?

Was it given to you by your ex-husband?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
It was part of our medical files kept we kept together in our home
Thank you for your follow up.

As long as, someone in your situation did not do anything illegal to obtain the medical records, but rather the medical records were in your possession with your husband's prior consent, then it would generally not be illegal to share such medical records, however there might be a remote possibility of civil claim by the ex, for violation of his privacy, if he can prove that the disclosure of this confidential information has caused him actual financial damages.

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