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Do More People Get Hep B From Sex Than Hep C

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct blood-to-blood contact. Most people
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Hepatitis C

in Sept 2008, while testing for HIV, the doctor told me that I was infected with Hepatitis C, but it is gone. yesterday, i went to another doctor and talked about fatigue and hep C. i am very scared is there any treatment for complete removal of Hep...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct blood-to-blood contact. Most people get hepatitis C (hep C) through injection drug use with shared equipment. Up to 90% of people who have ever injected drugs, even just... Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'll post some information about hepatitis C transmission from the archives below.Dr. BobGuide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIVTesting, Coinfection, Treatment and Read more »

HEP C

How risky is getting infected with Hep C through sex including anal sex with a person who is infected with Hep C and Hep B but, is immune to Hep B and the Hep C infection is under control at this time?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...sexually transmitted infections, such as hepatitis B and HIV. There are also several well-described outbreaks of sexually acquired Hepatitis C through anal sex among men who have sex with men. I would certainly be sure to get tested for hepatitis... Read more »

unprotected sex and fear of hepB/C

hi,i had my first hepB vaccine shot march 8th 2006,arround the 15th of the same month i was drunk and went to a sex bar (dark room) several times,dont know what i did,all i know is that i was doing sex with some anonymos guy(s) (dont remeber if...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...the first place even if you were exposed. As for HCV: Wait to see what happens with testing. If you are diagnosed with acute hepatitis C, your chance of responding to treatment is extremely high.Finally, remember how difficult this has been for... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

... Newly diagnosed with both HIV and hepatitis C at the same time Are people around me now at risk? Can I pass on hepatits C through sex? Can you catch another Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and G viruses, or HAV, HBV, and so on. Over 90% of cases of hepatitis are caused by hepatitis A, B, or C. Viral hepatitis can be acute or chronic. Acute means the first few weeks to months after you get hepatitis. You may... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver>; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C? Hepatitis A , Hepatitis B... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic Read more »
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Not b4 we know

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... (b) tuberculosis, (c) hepatitis B, hepatitis A, hepatitis C and vaccinated for hepatitis B and hepatitis A. ... Read more »

A thought experiment. Get tested together b4 sex.

Posted by donsaklad
...immunodeficiency virus b. pharyngeal throat, urethral, anal sexually transmitted infections c. tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis A, hepatitis C d. getting vaccinated together for hepatitis B, hepatitis A Here are some reactions and challenges... Read more »

Hep-c

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

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »