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Can You Get Hepatitis C Through Sex

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Hepatitis C and sex

i am 30 years old n i got Hepatitis C n got treated with intereferon with rebazole but after six months pcr is positive in hcv betwen treatment pcr for hcv got negative.now my doctor is advising me fo pegasys doc said that my liver is protected but...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You need to discuss your hepatitis C status with your partner. Although sexual transmission of hepatitis C is uncommon, it does occur. Your partner needs to be given Read more »

hepatitis C through sex? part 2

hi, it's me again. i accidentally pressed the enter key and it submitted the question without the... Read more »

hepatitis c oral sex

I have been in a relationship with a male.I am female.I give him oral and i let him ejaculate in my... Read more »
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Hepatitis C Transmission Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men Is Occurring Primarily in Men Older Than 35

...2009. I'm Sarah Fishman. I'm a student at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. I work with Dr. Andrea Branch. We did a study on acute hepatitis C transmission in HIV-infected men who have sex with men in New York City. 1 We compared their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

... Since 2000, outbreaks of sexually transmitted hepatitis C virus have been reported among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). In the current study, the authors conclude that Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Low Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Antibody in Men Who Have Sex With Men Who Do Not Inject Drugs

...blood such as through transfusion from unscreened donors or injection drug use have been the primary sources of infection" with hepatitis C virus (HCV), the authors wrote. "Sexual transmission occurs, but appears to be inefficient compared with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men's Sex Lives May Suffer on Hepatitis C Therapy

...sexual health -- desire, function, and satisfaction -- may be negatively impacted for men taking standard therapy for chronic hepatitis C, new research shows. "Men planning to receive peginterferon and ribavirin should be counseled about the... 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 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 »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »

hepatitis c oculta

Posted by lll, 4 Replies
...he leido que se descubrio que existe un tipo de hepatitis c oculta que no se detecta ni con la prueba de anticuerpos ni con PCR. Yo tengo todo los sintomas de hepatitis y aunq tengo pruebas Read more »