inactive carrier/sexual activity
Jan 3, 2008
I'm a female who has just been diagnosed as a chronic inactive carrier of hep b. I have been advised to be vaccinated and will consult with a gi regarding if it's appropriate. In the meantime, can I transmit the disease to my boyfriend by receiving oral sex from him? Thank you.
Response from Dr. McGovern
Oral sex would not be a risk.
Yes I agree that you should get vaccinated against hepatitis A.
Your inactive carrier state will need ongoing monitoring to be certainthat your disease stays inactive.
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