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Can You Get Hepatitis From Having Sex

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hepatitis infections & anal sex

I am not Hep C pos., & have been vaccinated for Hep b. My partner & I recently had anal sex are we/me @ risk for hepatitis infections? we are in a relationship? Don't know his hepatitis b statis.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Anal sex with trauma can increase the risk of sexually acquired infections such as HIV and Hepatitis B. Hepatitis C risk also increases 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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A Vaccination of Men Who Have Sex With Men -- Atlanta, Georgia, 1996-1997

...Outbreaks of hepatitis A among men who have sex with men (MSM) are a recurring problem in many large cities in the industrialized world ( 1 , 2 ) . Read more »
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 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Outbreak of Hepatitis A Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: Implications for Hepatitis A Vaccination Strategies

...risk factors include contact with an infected person, contact with a day care center, use of illicit drugs, being a man who has sex with men (MSM), and international travel. Of reported cases, however, 40 percent to 50 percent do not involve a... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

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...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 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 »