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Can You Pass Hep C To Your Unborn Child

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caregiver/ should-shouldn't take a possile hepC baby

I was recently approached by a women looking for daycare. She told me she was HepC positive, and that her baby could be, but the doc., had told her he didn't think the the baby had it. I didn't know what to tell her. I have other children...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
YOU may look for another question about this same situation aswered today.The risks for yourself ,your staff,or the other children are minimal.Hepatitis C is only trasmmited by blood.The only way would be if blood of that baby entered in contact... Read more »

hepc and a baby

i sent this question in and have not gotten a response yet. at what age should you take your child... Read more »

is hepc cureable?

dear doc, iwant to ask that my husband is hepc+ and he was treated for 6 months and got... Read more »
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Add your story Personal stories in this guide Contributors People with direct experience of HIV and hepatitis coinfection, have written much of this guide. Their storie are included here, and cover dealing with a second diagnosis,... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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DIOS ME AYUDE

Posted by lll, 3 Replies
18 MESES DE PRUEBAS NEGATIVAS PARA VIH Y HEPATITIS C. UNA PCR DE HEPATITIS C A LOS 6 MESES Y OTRA DE VIH A LOS 18 MESES NEGATIVAS.PROBLEMAS: ME ENCUENTRO MAL, CANSANCIO EXTREMO, PEQUEAS MANCHAS, MAREOS, PERDIDA DE 6 KG DE PESO, DOLORES MUSCULARES,... Read more »

What about Hepatitus C?

Posted by riverprincess, 1 Reply
I know this site is about HIV but with HepC getting out of control shouldn't we suggest to folks to also get tested for that as well as the HIV ? There are more people becoming infected withHepC even if their tests come back neg for HIV. Read more »

Whats the chance

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Some friends and I who used to party all went out the other night, one who has hiv. Somehow we ended doing cocaine with other people we used to know, my friends nose ended up bleeding right after. what is the chance it could pass on to other doing... Read more »

to kevin,and anyone who wants to read this.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
thanks for your support kevin,my risk was with a girl from korea,(south)and it was a condom failure.
about one month later i started sweating all the time,no-reason at all.then stomach upsets,rashes,then very painful feet.PN!.PROBLEMS ALL OVER MY... Read more »