|Is Inactive Hepatitis B easily transmitted
May 29, 2005
I have hepatitis B but am not on any medication, does that mean it's dormant or inactive and since if it's inactive , is it transmissible through intercourse or oral sex or blood contact? Will my boyfriend get infected from me? We had unprotected sex during my menstruation.
Response from Dr. McGovern
You will need to ask your physician regarding the exact nature of your hepatitis B infection, whether it is transmissable; if so, your boyfriend needs to be immunized and you should use condoms until you have firm answers.
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