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Hep C How To Protect My Kids

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How do you have safer sex with a HepC partner?

My boyfriend and I have hiv.Healso has HepC. What measures should I take to protect myself while performing oral sex with him(during reaming, fellatio)?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Hepatitis C virus is present in the blood of infected people, so the risk for transmission to you when performing oral sex is very low. It is unlikely that one would get infected with hepatitis C virus through any form of sexual contact.Since you... Read more »

transmission of HIV/HEPC during period

I fooled around with a college girl a few days ago. We had unprotected sex and she was on her... Read more »

caregiver/ should-shouldn't take a possile hepC baby

I was recently approached by a women looking for daycare. She told me she was HepC positive, and... Read more »
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Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

What Happens to People Who Have Hepatitis C The Natural History of HCV Although hepatitis C also affects other parts of the body, your liver is the organ most affected. Your liver is an essential organ with hundreds of functions. On a daily... Read more »
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Hep Coinfection? Gman?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a quick question I would love to get some knowledgeable people's help on. I had protected sex with a prostitute where the condom broke. I got really sick about three weeks later (bad night sweats and extreme fatigue and other symptoms!). I... Read more »

Friend posted here yesterday and I'm MAD!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Who ever would call someone "ignorant" cuz she made a mistake posting her ?? is a freakin insensitive moron! Isn't the reason people post on this thread in specific is cuz they do not know if what they heard is true or not?? I thought she was being... Read more »

But I bleached the needles........

Posted by starbright4876, 4 Replies
I was a big dummy for a long time.Since I was 18(now 29)I have had many,many unprotected sexual encounters,shared needles,pipes,equipment,ect. All of my hiv tests were NEG.I was scared and happy each and everytime! So,After 18 months of absolute... Read more »

Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
I got blood drawn last wendesday for general health and all the std's. I went to see my doctor yesterday. Everything came back fine with the exception of 2 things. My hiv results hadn't come in but she said this is normal because they have to mail... Read more »