Chances Of Getting Hepatitis C Through Anal Sex

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Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting information on the internet regarding whether coinfection would delay HIV seroconversion. Several sites and articles are stating that it would, but they all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...couples did not report any HCV infections over ten years of follow-up. These couples did not use condoms, but also did not have anal sex or sex during menstruation. Presumably, the uninfected partner in these couples may have had less exposure to... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

... Hepatitis C Transmission HCV is mainly transmitted when infected blood from one person directly enters another person's bloodstream. HCV Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...couples. The Canadian AIDS Society transmission guidelines rate the risk of passing hepatitis C through unprotected vaginal or anal sex as low. The outbreaks among groups of poz men, which researchers surmise to be the result of unprotected... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Transmission

... How hepatits C is caught and passed on Hepatitis C, blood products and blood transfusions Injecting drug use and hepatitis CHepatitis C and other (non-injecting) drug use Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hepatitis C Virus: Infection, Prevention and Treatment

...tattooing needles can be another source of infection. HCV can also be transmitted among HIV-positive men who have unprotected anal sex. Presumably this can also occur among HIV-positive women who have unprotected anal sex. HCV infects the liver... Read more »