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Can I Get Hepatitis C From Unprotected Sex

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HEPATITIS C

What are the chances of getting Hepatitis C, through unprotected sex
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The chance is low - about 1 to 3 percent in monogamous couples...Higher risk in those with multiple sex partners, traumatic sex, and those with other STDs.. Read more »

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Kevin Maloney -- A Co-Infection Story

...Masters degree in Public Health and starts classes in January. Kevin was actually co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C due to unprotected sex. He has just finished six months of hep C treatments, which have eradicated the virus. Listen to... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...Transmission Hepatitis C is transmitted through blood-to-blood contact and is generally not thought to be passed easily during unprotected sex, at least according to the results of studies among monogamous heterosexual couples. The Canadian... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...strains you have, theharder both diseases are to treat. Both HIV and Hep C can pass from person toperson. HIV spreads during unprotected sex andby using contaminated needles and other drugequipment. Hep C spreads mainly by usingcontaminated... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...to 90% of people who have ever injected drugs, even just once, have been infected with HCV. Some people have gotten HCV from unprotected sex. This is particularly true for HIV-infected men who have sex with men, people with other sexually... Read more »
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Not an HIV question, but an STD one... please help

Posted by Anonymous
...I got tested for Hepatitis C 10 months after having unprotected sex with a girl right after her period. The antibdoy test came back negative, but I wonder if it is advisable to get a second one Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... 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 »