Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Hep C Through Heterosexual Contact

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Follow-up Question about Hep C and HIV Coinfection (DELAYED SEROCONVERSION: HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection 2009)

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for your prompt response. I will be making a donation at www.concertedeffort.org tomorrow. I have just a couple of questions I meant to ask previously.My risk event occurred as a result of a sexual assault from a man from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...blood-to-blood transmission that occurs due to trauma during the sexual activity. I'm not aware of any data that indicates lower hepatitis C viral load decreases transmission risk, but it very well may be true. Your HIV specialist can easily... Read more »

Accidental Spit in Eye (Hep C) (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION)

I have the same question as asked in "blood tainted saliva in eye" asked by another visitor, but my... Read more »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting... Read more »
Articles
HIV i-Base

Hepatitis C Transmission

...from bloodtransfusions because blood is not screened thoroughly. Injecting drug use and HCV Transmission of HIV and hep C differ, particularlyin terms of injection drug use ... because hep C isnot just transmitted by sharing a needle, and... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...co-infected men, detectable levels of both HIV and hepatitis C virus have been found in the semen, which means that transmission of hep C through semen is at least a possibility. Many of these factors apply to more than just poz men -- they also... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

UNAIDS Report Says Heterosexual Sexual Contact Main Cause for HIV's Spread in China

... The rate of HIV infections attributed to heterosexual sex tripled in China between 2005 and 2007, according to the UN's recently released "2009 AIDS Epidemic Update." Of new infections Read more »
Connect With Others

Possible exposure? *DELETED*

Posted by sexyitalian910, 3 Replies
Post deleted by sexyitalian910 Read more »

please help hiv and hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i tested hiv negative at 5 month but i just found out this person has hep c we had sex once. does it take longer for hiv to show up if you was infected with hep c? Read more »

Support group for HIV+ heterosexuals

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
... I am a heterosexual 23 y.o. HIV+ male. I have been looking for a place to meet other heterosexuals with HIV. Is there anyplace out there for people like me to meet others? Thanks. John Read more »

Professional Heterosexual Women/ Men Support Group

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hello, I was diagnosed with HIV in April 1991. I am a heterosexual female and am interested in meeting other heterosexual professional women/ men who are HIV positive. Many of the past support Read more »