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hepC & Tongue Ring
Apr 16, 2002

I am currently dating someone who has Hep C , And was worried about contacting the virus ? My question is Am I more sujectable to getting it because I have my tongue Pierced?

Response from Dr. Dieterich

Hepatitis C is not really well transmitted sexually. If there is blood to blood contact and your tongue ring might increase that likelihood, then indeed it might increase the chances from near zero to slightly higher. However the chances are still very low. Good luck and be careful! DTD



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