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having sex
Feb 20, 2010

I a hepa B carrier,. I made love with my boyfirend without using condoms, could it be possible for him to be affected? eventhough it's matter of minutes, we never continue more because i didn't want him to continue as i was guilty he might get my desease.

Response from Dr. McGovern

Have your boyfriend get vaccinated against hepatitis B - it is a great vaccine. Also he should get tested for Hepatitis B surface antibodies after to be certain it worked.


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