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Can Hep C Be Transmitted Through Sex

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How is Hep. C transmitted--sex OR needles or both?

i don't know if my question got there. Is Hep. C sexually transmitable or can one only get it thru needles?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Let me summarize a study published last year. 800 Italian couples followed for ten years, having unprotected sex an average of 1.8 times per week were studied. There was NO sexual transmission of HCV in that study! HCV can be transmitted Read more »

Hep C transmitted by unprotected sex

my friend's partner has hepitis C and my friend was wondering if she can have it cuz they have... 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 »
The Body PRO

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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
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