|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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