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Can You Get Hep C Through Sex

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safe sex between hepc woman and noninfected woman?

1) Can a hep c infected woman transmit the disease to another woman while having making love in any way normal way?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You need to be aware that the way we think hepatitis C is transmitted requires blood to blood exposure. Sexual transmission of HCV in general is very uncommon. I worry more about men who have sex with men since there have been multiple reports of... 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 »

anal sex and HepC

I have had unprotected anal sex a number of times (I was the bottom). What are the chances of HepC... Read more »
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Hep-c

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

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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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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 »

Hep Coinfection? Gman?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a quick question I would love to get some knowledgeable people's help on. I had protected sex with a prostitute where the condom broke. I got really sick about three weeks later (bad night sweats and extreme fatigue and other symptoms!). I... Read more »