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hepatitis B infection too scared doctor please help
Jul 14, 2013

Hi, i am 22 yrs old male,three months befor i was with a girl in a bed befor having sex with her while she was on bed with her underware i pressed my hard penies on her vagina(no condom on) and she was wearing underware i dtAfter one month i had rashes all over my body including on my penies,fever,cough and cold. Then i find out that she was hiv+ and she was on treatment, madam my question is as she is hiv+ from birth does she have hepatitis b also and what will be my chances of being infected.. I think you can understand my situation,, i will be waiting for your feedback madam,, Thankyou in advance,,,

Response from Dr. Taylor

Both HIV and hepatitis B can be spread through sexual contact. People living with HIV may have hepatitis B, or not. Ideally you should get checked for both HIV and hepatitis B, which we can catch from the type of sexual activity you describe. Ideally you should get checked for other infections that may be spread from unprotected sex, such as syphilis.

If you do not have hepatitis B, see if you can get vaccinated.

Remember that sex without a condom can lead to catching HIV and hepatitis B, as well as other infections including syphilis.

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