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Can You Get Hep C By Having Unprotected Sex

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anal sex and HepC

I have had unprotected anal sex a number of times (I was the bottom). What are the chances of HepC infection? What tests should I have to make sure I am clear. (I am HIV pos)...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hepatitis B and hepatitis C (less commonly) can be transmitted sexually. Anal intercourse is a particularly high risk activity. You should be screened for both HBV and HCV. If you have not already been infected with HBV, you need to get the HBV... Read more »

transmission of HIV/HEPC during period

I fooled around with a college girl a few days ago. We had unprotected sex and she was on her... Read more »

IVF for - HepC Male (Positive) and Female (Negative)

Hi Doc,My world has turned upside down with the news that I (Male) am tested positive for Hepatitis... Read more »
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unprotected sex and got test after 2.5 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had an unprotedt sex for 10 seconds( yes under a minute) and last month I had a test and it showed I had Clamidya. HIV is negative. From the day i had intercourse to the day I got tested was 2 and half month (10 weeks). I still got night sweat,... Read more »

HIV and HEP-C co-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i know this might sound like a stupid question but is it possible to pick up both HIV and HEP-C from one unprotected, penis/vaginal sexual encounter ? and if so, can this cause problems with an HIV test at 3 months ? co-infection ?
thanks
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peter Read more »

coinfections hiv and hepc

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
please help i know you guess are not doctor but could you
please due some research for me ? I dont have acsess
to a computer often. can you find out if 6 months test is accurate or is it 6month from time of exposure or6 month after onset of symptoms Read more »

Hep-c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does Hep-c have a window period like HIV does?

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