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Can Get Hep C Through Sexual Intercourse

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Hep.C.

My husband was diagnosed with Hep. C. and he believes that I cannot get it from him during sex. Is this true?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You can get HCV through sexual intercourse, but it is uncommon - about 1 to 2 percent. If you husband does not have detectable virus (eg, has an antibody but no virus) then his is not infectious because his body cleared the infection. You will want... Read more »

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HIV and HEP-C co-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i know this might sound like a stupid question but is it possible to pick up both HIV and HEP-C from one unprotected, penis/vaginal sexual encounter ? and if so, can this cause problems with an HIV test at 3 months ? co-infection ?
thanks
regards
peter Read more »

to g-man

Posted by tammy, 2 Replies
hi g-man,

You all must think i am nuts, but i am scared. As you know i was forced to have oral sex w/o ejaculation by a man i don't know and is being pursued by the police. I tested at 5,8,11,12,18,19 and 23 weeks all negative. I have one more test... Read more »

very scared & alone

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
On a drunken night out I stupidly paid for a prostitute who works on the streets to give me unprotected oral sex if that wasnt bad enough after this act we had 2 deep kisses with tonues etc. I have read the various forums & answers & am... Read more »

Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
I got blood drawn last wendesday for general health and all the std's. I went to see my doctor yesterday. Everything came back fine with the exception of 2 things. My hiv results hadn't come in but she said this is normal because they have to mail... Read more »