Apr 30, 2011
Hi my question is about cunniligus me and my boyfriend been together for a year now and we had unprotected cunnilligus is it dangerous should I get tested? Also I was in the hospital in feb which I had a inflammation in my right eye it was swollen and closed but they diagnose it something else which they prescribed predisone. But im still worry could it be something else thanks
| Response from Dr. McGovern
If you are in a steady relationship, it would be a good idea to know your HCV and HBV status if you or your boyfriend are concerned about a risk factor (eg, past injection drug use). HIV testing is also routinely recommended for by the CDC for anyone who does not know their status.
Hepatitis B vaccine is great and if you are not protected, if would be a good idea to get this to prevent infection in the first place.
HCV can be transmitted through sex but this is associated with trauma and blood to blood exposure. I would not expect you to get infected this way.
Your prior eye inflammation does not concern me about your overall health.
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