|surrogate and Hcv
Mar 28, 2008
I am a surrogate and the couple that wants me, the husband is a carrier of hcv, their embryos have been frozen for 2 yrs. what are the chances of me getting hcv from carrying the embryos?
Response from Dr. McGovern
I will preface this information with a recommendation that you should obtain expert input from your OB provider.
There is some information regarding HCV presence in sperm. You will want to discuss if there is the availability of sperm washing and if there are data to suggest that insemination after washing is safe.
New Partner and being safe
hepatitis c virus
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.