|hep c and semen
Aug 19, 2007
Can a woman get hep c from semen;
| Response from Dr. McGovern
Although sexual transmission of HCV is uncommon, the vehicle for transmission is thought to be from semen where the virus has been found. The risk of HCV sexual transmission among monogamous couples is estimated to be about 1 to 3 percent. Condom use decreases the risk.
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