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Hep C Through Heterosexual Contact

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anal sex and hepC

How easily is Hep C transmitted through uprotected anal sex? ...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
I think Hepatitis C is easily transmitted through unsafe anal safe whether it is heterosexual or homosexual. There is a small epidemic going on in NY of acute hepatitis C in gay men having unsafe sex and that correlates with the rise in new cases of... Read more »

side effects from hepc 3a meds

What will my side effects be from the medicine fromthe treatment of the hepatitis c level 3a drugs... Read more »

hepC & Tongue Ring

I am currently dating someone who has Hep C , And was worried about contacting the virus ? My... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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HIV and HEP-C in NYC

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm 36 years old, HIV+ and recently diagnosed with Hepatitus-C. the combination scares me and isolates me one step further from those with only the common thread of HIV. I'm interested in establishing contact with others in the same boat for mutual... Read more »

Hep-c

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

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Lost contact.......

Posted by starbright4876, 1 Reply
Hey all:Thanx to you who answered my pm's to you(fran...gman...)I appreciate it sooo much! I went to Dr.bout the "thrush" on tongue.Well,it is enlarged taste buds!!The back of the throat/tongue has like a v shaped line of taste buds and mine are... Read more »

10 months symptoms ... but negative

Posted by David75, 4 Replies
Hello,

Since a suspicious heterosexual contact with a black prostitute in july 2006, I've experienced EVERY symptom on the HIV ARS-list (except fever) ...
These include :

Urticaria ( after 2 weeks)
Memory loss
Rashes all over my body, including palms... Read more »