Can You Get Hepatitis C From Unprotected Sex

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Ask the Experts


What are the chances of getting Hepatitis C, through unprotected sex
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The chance is low - about 1 to 3 percent in monogamous couples...Higher risk in those with multiple sex partners, traumatic sex, and those with other STDs.. Read more »

hepatitis c

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Hepatitis C protective sex

My spouse recently has been diagnosed with Hep. C, (I also have been) and not A or B. We believe... Read more »
The Body

Kevin Maloney -- A Co-Infection Story

...Masters degree in Public Health and starts classes in January. Kevin was actually co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C due to unprotected sex. He has just finished six months of hep C treatments, which have eradicated the virus. Listen to... 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, 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV 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 »
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Not an HIV question, but an STD one... please help

Posted by Anonymous
...I got tested for Hepatitis C 10 months after having unprotected sex with a girl right after her period. The antibdoy test came back negative, but I wonder if it is advisable to get a second one Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »