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Can Hepatitis Be Contracted Through Sex

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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 »
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The Well Project

Hepatitis A

...people, especially for those who live in or are traveling to areas with high rates of HAV. It is also recommended for men who have sex with men, injecting and non-injecting drug users, persons with clotting-factor disorders (for example,... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

...with both HIV and hepatitis C at the same time Are people around me now at risk? Can I pass on hepatits C through sex? Can you catch another type of hepatitis C or HIV? About hepatitis viruses Hepatitis A and B ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

...Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people who share syringes are at risk... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I prevent HIV transmission when... 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 Read more »

Question about oral sex...

Posted by pozargie, 5 Replies
...1st of all SORRY for this question... I feel rather embarrassed to ask.... I just wondering how risky can ORAL ANAL SEX..be... in others words for all of you to understand "a black kiss" Is it risky for the "giver" as well as for the... Read more »

HIV and hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...if you had sex with a person who has hepatitis and HIV at the same time, can you contract both HIV and hepatitis or if you get hepatitis from Read more »

STD

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is contracting Hep B similar to contracting HIV? I got semen on unbroken skin. I'm wondering if I'm at risk for Hep B. I tried asking my question on the Hep forum but got no response from the Doc. Thanks Read more »