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Does Having Hep B Mean I Have Hiv

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hep b and HIV

if someone is diagnosed with hep B, does this also mean that they have HIV? And i was told that hepatitis is very rarely transmitted through sex, is this true????
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

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