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Can U Catch Hep C From Kissing

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HEPC

MY BOYFRIEND OF FIVE YEARS IS AN EX IV DRUG USER. HE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH HEPC. HE IS DOING WELL NOW BUT I AM LITTE CONFUSED ABOUT HOW HEPC IS TRANSMITTED. IF I KISS HIM WILL I GET HEPC? IF I HAVE SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITH HIM WITH OUT A CONDOM WILL...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hepatitis c is transmitted through contact with blood of an infected person. Sexual transmission can occur,although the risks are low and currently, changing sexual practices because one partner has HCV is not routinely recommended. You should get... Read more »

HIV OR HEPC RISK?

Hi there,I feel very silly asking this, I do have an irrational fear of catching diseases through... Read more »

HepC transmission if undetectable after 4 months

Hello,I was infected with hepC 1B. Treatment ribavirin+interpheron made me undetectable after 6... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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HVC ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is HCV or HVC ?


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Thrust

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Well now it has been 30 days after possible exposer and i have been sick every one of those days.Sweats lasted off and on for the first two weeks. My feet went numb and the first two toes next two the big toe was pounding. The past three days my... Read more »

very scared & alone

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
On a drunken night out I stupidly paid for a prostitute who works on the streets to give me unprotected oral sex if that wasnt bad enough after this act we had 2 deep kisses with tonues etc. I have read the various forums & answers & am... Read more »

10 months symptoms ... but negative

Posted by David75, 4 Replies
Hello,

Since a suspicious heterosexual contact with a black prostitute in july 2006, I've experienced EVERY symptom on the HIV ARS-list (except fever) ...
These include :

Urticaria ( after 2 weeks)
Memory loss
Rashes all over my body, including palms... Read more »