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Can You Catch Hepatitis From Oral Sex?

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Hepatitis B and oral sex

I am confused by how hepatitis B is spread. I had unprotected oral sex and came into contact with semen. My gums do not bleed, and I had no mouth or lip sores. I tested negative for HIV five months after the exposure. This was a one time incident, I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...1. I do not consider you at risk for hepatitis B from this exposure. This is due to exposure to contaminated blood.2. Your levels of protective antibody are low. Yes I would Read more »

hepatitis c oral sex

I have been in a relationship with a male.I am female.I give him oral and i let him ejaculate in my... Read more »

hepatitis from oral sex

hello there....is it possible to get hepatitis b,c from oral sex? can you mention what viral stds... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Transmission

...condoms during sex. Different types of sex carry different risks -- forexample body rubbing and mutual masturbation iszero risk, oral sex is low risk, and anal or vaginal sexwithout a condom is high risk. Higher viral load in theHIV-positive... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

...thoroughly after using the toilet. You can also get Hepatitis A through sexual acts like 'rimming' (licking someone's anus) or via oral sex on a male's penis after he has had anal sex. Almost everyone infected with Hepatitis A completely... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

... Oral Sex Is Not Risk Free Like all sexual activity, oral sex carries some risk of HIV transmission when one partner is known to be infected Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...that different sexual acts carry different risk factors. For example, mutual masturbation and body rubbing are zero risk, and oral sex is very low risk. On the other hand, anal or vaginal sex without a condom is high risk. A high viral load in... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks 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 "receiver"??... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...question: IS IT SAFE FOR US TO HAVE UNPROTECTED SEX WITHOUT ME PASSING ON MY HEP B TO HER, SINCE SHE IS VACCINATED??? What about oral sex? Read more »