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Can You Get Hep A When Having Sex

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hepatitis infections & anal sex

I am not Hep C pos., & have been vaccinated for Hep b. My partner & I recently had anal sex are we/me @ risk for hepatitis infections? we are in a relationship? Don't know his hepatitis b statis.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Anal sex with trauma can increase the risk of sexually acquired infections such as HIV and Hepatitis B. Hepatitis C risk also increases Read more »

oral sex and hep C

Why would oral sex be a risky behavior for transmission of hepatitis C? Read more »

Sex and Hep.C

I am haveing trouble, I have hep.C and I want to have sex with my friend, can he get it from me,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B: Sex Hormone Explains Higher Liver Cancer Risk in Men

... Men with hepatitis B are more likely than women to develop liver cancer, and serum concentrations of male sex hormones may play a part, a new study suggests. The researchers found that hepatitis B viruses have a special DNA sequence Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

... Since 2000, outbreaks of sexually transmitted hepatitis C virus have been reported among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). In the current study, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A Vaccination of Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Atlanta, Georgia, 1996-1997

...cases during 1996 (p In September 1996, state and county health officials, in collaboration with community leaders, planned a hepatitis A vaccination campaign focused specifically on MSM residing in Atlanta. Because one dose of hepatitis A... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men's Sex Lives May Suffer on Hepatitis C Therapy

... All three components of sexual health -- desire, function, and satisfaction -- may be negatively impacted for men taking standard therapy for chronic hepatitis 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 »

Hepatitis risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...unprotected sex with man with homemade tattoos and professional tattoos. What do I do? Read more »

Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
...in the gay comminity, all I ever heard about was HIVand next to nothing about Hep-B, and furthermore I always practiced safe sex! If I had known there was a vaccine to prevent this altogether I would sooo have done it PERIOD!. I would really... Read more »