How is Hep. C transmitted--sex OR needles or both?
Jun 6, 2005
i don't know if my question got there. Is Hep. C sexually transmitable or can one only get it thru needles?
Response from Dr. Dieterich
Let me summarize a study published last year. 800 Italian couples followed for ten years, having unprotected sex an average of 1.8 times per week were studied. There was NO sexual transmission of HCV in that study! HCV can be transmitted sexually in men who have sex with men and people with STD's, but in monogamous hetersexuals the answer is NO! Be safe! DTD
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