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Can Hepatitis C Be Contracted 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
...for the last 3 mounths my hiv is 550 cd4 and i am hiv 1 his cd4 is 540 and he has hiv 1... can you please tell me if we can make love with out a condom please yours sincerley danielResponse from Dr. FrascinoHello Daniel,There are two reasons you... Read more »

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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 »

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 »

That old debate...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have read on here numerous times that Hep C coinfection will not delay HIV seroconversion in any meaningful way. However, it seems even Dr. Bob isn't sure where he stands on this issue as I have seen him say both that it can, and can't delay... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »