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hep b and HIV
May 20, 2006

if someone is diagnosed with hep B, does this also mean that they have HIV? And i was told that hepatitis is very rarely transmitted through sex, is this true????

Response from Dr. McGovern

the only way to know if someone with hepatitis B also has HIV, is to get tested.

Hepatitis B is mainly spread through sexual intercourse. Hepatitis C is uncommonly spread through intercourse.

my mom has hepatitis - concern

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