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Can Get Hep C Through Sexual Intercourse

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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Recent epidemiological studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and Read more »

Hep c and oral sex exposure - please help!

Hi Dr. My gf was who has hepc was performing oral sex on me. I felt a slight pinch and did not... Read more »

lesbians and sex with hep c

i have hep c, would it be okay to have sex with my lesbian partner. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

... Since 2000, outbreaks of sexually transmitted hepatitis C virus have been reported among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). In the current study, the authors conclude that Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men's Sex Lives May Suffer on Hepatitis C Therapy

...sexual health -- desire, function, and satisfaction -- may be negatively impacted for men taking standard therapy for chronic hepatitis C, new research shows. "Men planning to receive peginterferon and ribavirin should be counseled about the... Read more »
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Hepatitis C Transmission Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men Is Occurring Primarily in Men Older Than 35

...2009. I'm Sarah Fishman. I'm a student at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. I work with Dr. Andrea Branch. We did a study on acute hepatitis C transmission in HIV-infected men who have sex with men in New York City. 1 We compared their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behavioural Predictors of Subsequent Hepatitis C Diagnosis in a U.K. Clinic Sample of HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men

...current study sought to examine the associations between self-reported high-risk sexual behaviors and subsequent diagnosis of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The Sex, Health and Anti-Retrovirals Project (SHARP) was a cross-sectional study of... Read more »
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HIV Poz Bttm need sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 8 Replies
...was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me. Anyway, my question is about sex. We have had sex....protected and it has been wonderful. However, he (not me) has asked to have sex with me now... Read more »

Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...she said this is normal because they have to mail that test. Still, that worries me. She also told me i tested "reactive" to Hepatitis C. My range was very low though. Anything over 1.00 is considered reactive but because mine was 1.32 she said... Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and how it enters into the man body? This is regarding Hep B. What about Hep C? I have read that it is not transmitted via sexual intercourse. Please give me all the info you have. My hipocondria is active again. Read more »

vaginal intercourse also anal sex

Posted by bovvylee, 1 Reply
...alot of four play and it happen last night we all had wild night and his brother wasin my anus while my boyfriend was going vaginal intercourse . then his brother also did used condom and I'm afaird I mite be having baby cause I miss my period . Read more »