Advertisement
The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol
Read Now: Expert Opinions on HIV Cure Research
   
Ask the Experts About

Hepatitis and HIV CoinfectionHepatitis and HIV Coinfection
           
Rollover images to visit our other forums!
Recent AnswersAsk a Question
  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary


Can i get it too????
Nov 27, 2000

Dear Dr..

My name is Tami,and my girlfriend Nancy and I have been sleeping with each other for over a month now. She just told me that she has Hepatitis C. This is a homosexual relationship we are in. After our sexual moments together we realized that she had been bleeding. And I just wanted to know could I have it? And i was wondering if you could send some information to me on Hep C... please reply to me

thanks

Response from Dr. Dieterich

Dear Tami,

Hepatitis C is rarely transmitted sexually. However, blood can be infectious but it has to get into your blood stream to give you the infection. I would recommend that you get tested, try to avoid practices that expose you to blood and get vaccinated for hepatitis A and B if you are not immune! DTD



Previous
So Much Conflicting Info on the Net
Next
PLs, more about HCV

  
  • Email Email
  • Glossary Glossary

 Get Email Notifications When This Forum Updates or Subscribe With RSS


 
Advertisement



Q&A TERMS OF USE

This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.

Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.

Review our complete terms of use and copyright notice.

Powered by ExpertViewpoint

Advertisement