oral sex and hep C
Nov 25, 2006
Why would oral sex be a risky behavior for transmission of hepatitis C?
Response from Dr. McGovern
It isn't a risky behavior for hepatitis C transmission. Hepatitis C is mainly tranmitted through percutaneous exposures like injection of drugs through shared needles or uncommonly through sex - particularly traumatic anal intercourse.
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