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Oral sex and hep c transmission.
Jul 27, 2005

I recently met a woman who is hiv and hep c infected. she's very healthy and all her test 'numbers' are good. I am also hiv pos. and very healthy, my question is, how risky is it for me to perform oral sex on her for contracting hep c?

Response from Dr. Dieterich

Very low risk indeed. If you have intercourse, then you should use a condom, not because of HCV, but because of interchanging HIV viruses. Stay safe! DTD



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