|my boyfriend has hep c
Sep 24, 2011
my boyfriend has hep c and i dont. what do we do if we want to have kids
| Response from Dr. McGovern
He can consider treatment for HCV to get clearance, which would be a good idea any way for his liver health. The treatments are very successful now, even for genotype 1 infection which used to be hard to treat. There are excellent drugs called HCV protease inhibitors like telaprevir and boceprevir which increase the rates of clearance.
You should have a one-time time for HCV yourself. Sexual transmission is uncommon, but can occur.
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