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HIV and HCV raises infection risk??

if i used condoms for both oral and vaginal sex and partner had both hep c and HIV are the odds of contracting both at same time higher than e.g. those of getting HIV alone?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...This is a good question although there aren't very good data on this topic. Some information suggests that HIV infected patients have higher levels of HCV virus in their blood. However, it is not clear that this translates into a higher Read more »

Infection risks and PCR-test reliability

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risk of infection with condoms

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Study Finds Microbicide Containing HIV Drug Lowers Infection Risk in Women By 39%

...such as pregnancy tests, and HIV prevention services, including pre- and post-test counseling, HIV risk-reduction counseling, condoms and treatment for other sexually transmitted infections," CBC News reports. "At the end of the study, there... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Male Circumcision Reduces Men's HIV Infection Risk by 65%, Data Re-Evaluation Says

...circumcision reduced HIV infection. All participants in both studies received counseling on HIV risk reduction and were advised to use condoms. According to researchers, male circumcision eliminates the cells most vulnerable to HIV. In addition,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Daily Oral Antiretroviral Reduces HIV Infection Risk in MSM by 44%, Study Finds

...monthly HIV infection evaluations. "In addition, all participants were routinely counseled about safe sex practices and provided condoms and treatment for other sexually transmitted infections," the press release states (11/23). "Among the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in the United States: Impact on Lifetime Infection Risk, Clinical Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness

...to identify critical input parameters. In a cohort with a mean age of 34 years, the results showed PrEP reduced lifetime HIVinfection risk from 44 percent to 25 percent and increased mean life expectancy from 39.9 to 40.7 years (21.7 to 22.2... Read more »