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Can You Infect Your Partner With Hep C During Sex

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How do you have safer sex with a HepC partner?

My boyfriend and I have hiv.Healso has HepC. What measures should I take to protect myself while performing oral sex with him(during reaming, fellatio)?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Hepatitis C virus is present in the blood of infected people, so the risk for transmission to you when performing oral sex is very low. It is unlikely that one would get infected with hepatitis C virus through any form of sexual contact.Since you... 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 »

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... Read more »
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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
regards
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I have a co-infection;HIV, and HEP-C.

Posted by stevepalma, 1 Reply
I found out that i had this co-infection(hiv,hep-c) in 2002.My doctor says that it is very hard to treat,however with sticking to my meds;this includes hiv meds, and interferon,i now have the hep-c under control after 30 weeks of a 48 week... Read more »

Hep-c

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

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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 »