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Hep C In Children

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Hep C & Children

I have Hep C Geotype 1 and my wife and I want to have a child. Can I pass Hep C to my wife or our unborn child?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is uncommonly transmitted sexually, particularly among monogamous couples. You should discuss the risks in detail with your wife's Read more »

Husbands Ex-wife is being tested for HEP C and I fear for children

My step kids(whom my husband has full custody of) came home from being with their mother for two... Read more »

Children with both parents of Hep c

My husband was diagnosised with Hep C, then I was tested I haven't gotten the finally results but I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Egypt Launches Five-Year National Campaign Against HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis C Among Children

...West Africa) and UNICEF joined Egypt's Ministry of Health and Population to launch a five-year campaign against HIV/AIDS and hepatitis C virus (HCV) among children. Raising awareness about how HIV is transmitted remains a national priority, said... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mother-to-Child Hepatitis C Transmission Twice As Likely Among Infant Girls As Boys, Study Says

... Pregnant women living with hepatitis C are about twice as likely to transmit the virus to an infant girl as they are to a boy, according to a study published in the Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Transmission

... How hepatits C is caught and passed on Hepatitis C, blood products and blood transfusions Injecting drug use and hepatitis C Hepatitis C and other (non-injecting) drug use Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...headaches, muscle and body aches, and nausea. Have a water bottle with you at all times. If you have issues with depression prior to hep C treatment, don't wait till you start treatment to start the antidepressants. They can take up to three... Read more »
Connect With Others

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

please pray

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...diarrhea. my eylids are purple. the ID doctor hasn't called yet for my appt. had all the symptoms ars post exposure with hiv and hep c blood my feet hurt when I walk on them also in morning. please pray for me I have four little children and I... Read more »