Apr 24, 2014
haiii doctor i did a unprotected sex 9 month before and did all test for sexualy transmitted diseases acept HAV.yesterday i did the test but test was IgM (HAVIgM) and result 0.294.is the result is conclusive......?
Response from Dr. Taylor
It sounds as though you are protected against hepatitis A. This infection is spread via ingestion (eating) of feces (poop) contaminated by the hep A virus. It can be acquired sexually with sex involving feces/poop e.g. anal intercourse (sex in the butt). The infection typically goes away on its own and does not cause ongoing liver damage. In most cases it is not spread sexually but via contaminated water in places without the resources for a safe water supply.
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