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Can You Get Hepatitis From Having Sex

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hepatitis from oral sex

hello there....is it possible to get hepatitis b,c from oral sex? can you mention what viral stds exist, or stds that are asymptomatic for years? how valid is a negative hiv anti-body test after 15 wk exposure from unprotective insertive fellatio,...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Hepatitis B is transmitted through bodily fludis, such as semen, vaginal secretions and blood, so it possible to become infected with HBV when performing oral sex on an infected person. Hepatitis C is transmitted through contact with blood, so oral... Read more »

Suggestion Pls Hepatitis and protected sex

Dear Dr., I am hepatitis b infected. I am having protected sex but I wonder if it is transmitted by... Read more »

Hepatitis C and sex

i am 30 years old n i got Hepatitis C n got treated with intereferon with rebazole but after six... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B: Sex Hormone Explains Higher Liver Cancer Risk in Men

Men with hepatitis B are more likely than women to develop liver cancer, and serum concentrations of male sex hormones may play a part, a new study suggests. The researchers found that hepatitis B viruses have a special DNA sequence that draws it... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Prevalence of Hepatitis C in Swiss Men Who Have Sex With Men Similar to General Population

This article was reported by Healio . Healio reported on a study showing that hepatitis C virus (HCV) infections are not more common in HIV-positive Swiss men who have sex with men (MSM) than in the general public. The researchers tested 840 MSM... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

India: Sex, Drugs, and Hepatitis C -- Deadly Blood Disease on the Rise Among Delhi's Youth

This article was reported by Mail Online India . Mail Online India reported that Indian people ages 15-40 were more likely to contract hepatitis C virus (HCV) because of lifestyle factors including tattoos, unsafe sex practices, unsafe injecting... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Seroprevalence and Correlates of Hepatitis A Among HIV-Negative American Men Who Have Sex With Men

Noting that hepatitis A virus outbreaks among MSM have been well-documented, the current study examined the characteristics associated with HAV among a large group of young adult MSM in five US cities. Advertisement The Young Men's Survey was... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

HIV and hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
if you had sex with a person who has hepatitis and HIV at the same time, can you contract both HIV and hepatitis or if you get hepatitis from a person who has HIV also, can you get HIV or vice versa? 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 »