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Can You Get Hep C From Intercourse

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Hep.C.

My husband was diagnosed with Hep. C. and he believes that I cannot get it from him during sex. Is this true?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You can get HCV through sexual intercourse, but it is uncommon - about 1 to 2 percent. If you husband does not have detectable virus (eg, has an antibody but no virus) then his is not infectious because his body cleared the infection. You will want... Read more »

safe sex between hepc woman and noninfected woman?

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HEPC

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to g-man

Posted by tammy, 2 Replies
hi g-man,

You all must think i am nuts, but i am scared. As you know i was forced to have oral sex w/o ejaculation by a man i don't know and is being pursued by the police. I tested at 5,8,11,12,18,19 and 23 weeks all negative. I have one more test... Read more »

very scared & alone

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
On a drunken night out I stupidly paid for a prostitute who works on the streets to give me unprotected oral sex if that wasnt bad enough after this act we had 2 deep kisses with tonues etc. I have read the various forums & answers & am... Read more »

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 - HCV risk

Posted by demiurg, 1 Reply
Hi to all of you,

I have a question regarding hiv and hcv as I had a possible exposure in September. I am a healthy male in mid 20ies. On 5th of september I had an anal insertive-receptive intercourse with another man of unknown hiv status.

Symptoms:
A... Read more »