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Can You Get Hep C By Having Unprotected Sex

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Hep C transmitted by unprotected sex

my friend's partner has hepitis C and my friend was wondering if she can have it cuz they have unprotected sex?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C can be transmitted sexually - although uncommonly between monogamous couples. The risk is not zero, so I always counsel couples Read more »

unprotected sex with a man with Hep C.

i had unprocted sex with a man who has hep c. what are my chances of getting hep c.? how long... Read more »

unprotected sex and fear of hepB/C

hi,i had my first hepB vaccine shot march 8th 2006,arround the 15th of the same month i was drunk... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...to 90% of people who have ever injected drugs, even just once, have been infected with HCV. Some people have gotten HCV from unprotected sex. This is particularly true for HIV-infected men who have sex with men, people with other sexually... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...strains you have, theharder both diseases are to treat. Both HIV and Hep C can pass from person toperson. HIV spreads during unprotected sex andby using contaminated needles and other drugequipment. Hep C spreads mainly by usingcontaminated... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...Transmission Hepatitis C is transmitted through blood-to-blood contact and is generally not thought to be passed easily during unprotected sex, at least according to the results of studies among monogamous heterosexual couples. The Canadian... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...strains you have, the harder both diseases are to treat. Both HIV and Hep C can pass from person to person. HIV spreads during unprotected sex and by using contaminated needles and other drug equipment. Hep C spreads mainly by using contaminated... Read more »
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Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...bisexual male but I have never used drugs and have always used protected sex. I don't see how I could have possibly have gotten HEP C but now this is making me worried about my HIV results. Anyone know how common is it to get a false positive on... Read more »

HIV Poz Bttm need sexual advice...

Posted by calmNconnected, 8 Replies
Hey guys, I tested poz in March 2009. Since then, I have recently gotten into a relationship. I let my partner know and he was little hestiant but became okay with it. What a relief, its seems he was a gift sent to me. Anyway, my question is about... 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 »

im not sure

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...i had unprotected sex with a female 2 make a long story short i noticed bumps,swollen glands in neck and groin plus bumps with pus, than weird stools Read more »