Hepatitis transmission ? please respond!!!
Apr 13, 2006
Hi, I have just a quick question for you. I had protected vaginal intercourse with a man. I wanted to make sure the condoms did not have any leaks in them, so I filled them up. Could I get hepatitis C by touching a condom that had semen on it? I may of had a little cut (i.e hangnail cut) on my thumb. I filled the condoms up 2 days after we had sex, to check for leaks. Should I be concerned about getting Hep C from this act? Thanks I appreciate your time and efforts to relieve my worrying mind.
Response from Dr. McGovern
No I would not worry about this as a potential risk.
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