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Boyfriend has had Hepatitis B & C

My boyfriend has told me he has had Hepatitis B & C. What will the risk be if I become intimate with him? Can a B Vaccine protect me fully? He says he is cured of the C.Can it transmit through saliva?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is not transmitted by saliva. Use of condoms should be protective with sexual intercourse. Hepatitis B vaccine is extremely effective. You will want the whole series of shots Read more »


HelloHope you are wellIn most of answers, you use 'if latex condom was used and did not... Read more »

hepatitis c

i am a male and have children and have met a women who has hepatitis c and i would like to know... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

... What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Is there a vaccine, treatment, or a cure Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Hepatitis: Is Your Doctor in the Dark?

...infection is often marked by telltale jaundice and dark-colored urine. "On a day-to-day basis, you can practice safer sex with condoms," says Michael Kharfen, who is with the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Administration of the District of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of a Hepatitis C Virus Educational Intervention or a Motivational Intervention on Alcohol Use, Injection Drug Use and Sexual Risk Behaviors Among Injection Drug Users

...examined at six and 12 months after enrollment. In multiple logistic regression analyses adjusted for baseline alcohol use and hepatitis C virus status, participants assigned to the motivational intervention were found to be significantly less... Read more »
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besides obvious mental issue lol,can i go woohoo?

Posted by bios23, 3 Replies
...time i don't know what exactly happened but anxiety started to build over and I was afraid of having caught hpv, syphilis or hepatitis B. I never even thought of HIV. and anxiety was building up quickly. I was convinced I had hepB so i would... Read more »

Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test for hep b? Should I be scared of this? What I don't understand is why there hasn't been... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...smaller than sperm and viruses and bacteria that cause STDs. Condoms are proven to be effective barriers to HIV, herpes, CMV, hepatitis B, chlamydia, and gonorrhea. The pores in lambskin or animal membrane condoms are larger than these viruses... Read more »

Condoms: Our most trusted method

Posted by bradford
...Condoms: Our most trusted method to prevent HIV infection and AIDS! These three words echo around the world AIDS CRISIS WORSENS! 40 Read more »