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Contracting Hep C

Can you contract Hepatitis C thru unprotected anal sex? Is Hep C present in sperm?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The answer is "yes" to both questions.Anal sex, particularly with trauma, can lead to HCV infection.HCV is certainly present in genital secretions.... Read more »

Hep c contracting.

Can I give my self hep c with my own needle if I was already clean.... Read more »

possibility of contracting hep b

Dr McGovern:Thanks for taking the time to answer all the question. I have looked everywhere, but i... Read more »
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This Positive Life: An Interview With Richard Brodsky

Inspiring stories of people living with HIV. brightcove.createExperiences(); Welcome to This Positive Life! We have with us Richard Brodsky and his wife, Jodi Brodsky. In 1997, Richard contracted HIV through having... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Vancouver Island Health Authority Targets $1.5 Million to Halve HIV/AIDS, Hep C

Toward the goal of reducing HIV and hepatitis C infection rates by 50 percent in the coming three years, the Vancouver Island Health Authority will distribute $1.5 million Canadian ($1.3 million US) to community health programs. Specifically, VIHA... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Drug Maker Aurobindo Receives $17 Million Contract From India's AIDS Control Organization

Pharmaceutical company Aurobindo Pharma on Thursday announced that it has received a contract worth 700 million Indian rupees, or about $17.8 million, from India's National AIDS Control Organisation , Reuters/ Yahoo! Malaysia News reports. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Five Toddlers Die of AIDS in Kazakhstan After 61 Contract HIV in Medical Treatment

On Monday, a regional health official said five of at least 61 toddlers who contracted HIV during medical treatment in southern Kazakhstan have died of AIDS-related illnesses. Of about 13,000 children who received treatments including blood... Read more »
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Likelihood of contracting HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
7 weeks ago I made the stupid mistake of having unprotected sex with this girl, a one-night stand. I was having [vaginal] intercourse with the girl for maybe 10 minutes at most, when I felt like I was about to ejaculate, so I pulled out (I wasn't... Read more »

I need help. Is it possible to contract pneumonia

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Lately, for past month I have had random spells where I just dont feel well. Most recently I have started coughing.(last 2 days.) 2 days before the coughing started I had a constant headache for two days. I know my body because I do not get sick... Read more »

Hep A, B, & C?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
wondering if any of the above would skew a hiv test? nextly i was vaccinated within the last 10 years for hep B do you get a booster? i had all 3 shots, actually 4 because of timing. does that mean i'm safe from hep B? then hep A is contracted... Read more »

Hep c delays seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just found info that Hep c will delay seroconversion for Hiv test John Hopkis web site says that Hiv test will show positive 10-14 days after infection but Hep C can delay it to 6-8 weeks.does anyone know what are the symptoms of HEPc ?

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