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Can You Get Hep A When Having Sex

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hep c and sex

I am a person with hep. c. I have ones unprodect sex with a woman. is that any risk to pas her the virus. ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Sexual transmission of HCV does occur, but uncommonly. The risk among monogamous couples is estimated to be about 1 to 3 percent. Condoms are effective in decreasing the risk of transmission... Read more »

HIV / Hep C from sex toy

Hi, I visited a sex worker who inserted a vibrator into my anus. She did not use the vibrator on... Read more »

Hep c from sex

Ok, i had sex with a women who had hep c (we both didnt know at the time).. we were drunk and she... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

In late 2002 on a trip to London, England, Gary found out he was infected with HIV. The then 47-year-old Montrealer was travelling frequently to the British capital for business and had been tested for HIV while seeking medical care there for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Hep C Task Force Launched

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's recently established Hepatitis C Task Force will be holding a series of public meetings as it crafts recommendations. Some 12,000 people with hepatitis C virus live in San Francisco, and one HCTF aim is to identify... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Study Confirms International Outbreak of Sexually Transmitted Hep C

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) can be spread in ways similar to HIV, particularly through sharing or receiving the following: equipment for substance use tattooing needles contaminated blood or blood products HCV infects the liver and can... Read more »
Body Positive

Hep Alphabet

In recent years, the hepatitis C virus, or HCV, has received an ever-increasing amount of attention in the media in general and in HIV/AIDS circles in particular. Part of the reason is HCV's tendency to become chronic in those who become infected... Read more »
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Worried about possible hep b/c delaying HIV window period

Posted by n1368585, 2 Replies
Hi

I had a possible exposure (unprotected sex with csw) in Thailand in nov 2011.

I tested negative with 3rd gen ELISA at 4,8,10, 13 and 16 weeks.

Also did a ELICA at 8.5 months which was negative.

However, here is the worrying part. I have been... Read more »

iv drug user hiv hep c syphillis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you had sex with iv drug user would it take longer to show up hiv positive? Could you go into neurosyphillis within months
please help Read more »

hep b and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
unprotected sex left me with ab std which was treated and hep b. 6 weeks later i had all the symptoms nght sweats, fever, itching hands and feet, swollen glands, on and off for over 2 months. have been tested every month negative for 6 months. does... Read more »

hep b / hiv coinfect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks or so. is getting hep b from oral a common thing ?
i know that the experts say that this risk... Read more »