|safe sex between hepc woman and noninfected woman?
Oct 20, 2006
1) Can a hep c infected woman transmit the disease to another woman while having making love in any way normal way?
| Response from Dr. McGovern
You need to be aware that the way we think hepatitis C is transmitted requires blood to blood exposure. Sexual transmission of HCV in general is very uncommon. I worry more about men who have sex with men since there have been multiple reports of acute hepatitis C in recent months. Transmission seems to be associated with traumatic sex or a history of genital ulcers.
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