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Hep C And Relationships

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Hep C and homosexual relationship

Dear Doctor,Why is it that homosexuals are more susceptible to Hepatitis C if it is a blood born disease. Can Hep C be transmitted through semen that ends up in the mouth. Is so, is the risk the same for premature ejaculation? If not, why is this...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
HCV is a blood borned disease.It is almost universal in hemophiliacs that receive blood products and in IV drug users between 50-90% (incidence).Male homosexuals have a higher risk than the rest of the population.This fact can be explained... Read more »

Relationship between HepC and HIV?

I was diagnosed with Hep C almost one year ago. I notice when I am looking for information on Hep... Read more »

Dating with Hep C

I'm a 45 year old woman with Hep C (since 1986 I believe). I'm divorced and have just started to... Read more »
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Hepatitis C and HIV

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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 »
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Personal Accounts

...but never really thought about it as I assumed I would be dead by the time it kicked in. Now, I am more concerned about the hep C, especially as it is 20 years since I got infected with HIV (I know I picked it up in 1986), and the hep C might... Read more »
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Research Into New Hepatitis C Drugs

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HIV/HEP C gay men in socal

Posted by dmc
...but in all honesty our relationship had some serious problems long before this immediate health crisis. You see I'm HIV & Hep C+ and he's negative for both. Our relationship began at a time when we were both seeking companionship in our... Read more »

boyfriend HCW exposed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My boyfriend is a paramedic and has had an exposure to HIV and possibly Hep C. Our relationship is long distance which makes this even harder. I love him with all my heart and am so scared of the results. Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...Mission Founder's Story Brainstorming Team CAP National Site Lung Cancer CAP Site Legal Information Contact HCCAP Federal Hep C Bill (English) Federal Hep C Bill (Spanish) Resource Center Home Activist Alert List Take Action Now... Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I am a straight female not a sex trade worker or a drug user but have had a around 20 sexual partners, I am having all kinds of weird symptoms. tingling in my legs, excessive discharge from my vagina, flushing of my face, pain in my mouth I haven't... Read more »