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Hep C Through Sex

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Non active Hep C and having sex

I was treated for Hep C over 3 years ago, I contracted it during an operation on my neck; contaminated cadaver tissue. I went through 48 week of extensive treatment and I have been since non reactive when tested every 3 months.Is it safe for me to...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Once you have been cleared of the virus six months after treatment, I would consider you cured. Your wife is NOT at risk of acquiring the virus from you. Please be reassured. Read more »

hep c and sex

I am a person with hep. c. I have ones unprodect sex with a woman. is that any risk to pas her the... Read more »

hep c and sex

my partner has hep c. Is he more contigious to me when I am on my period? Or is it only HIS blood... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic

... Since 2000, outbreaks of sexually transmitted hepatitis C virus have been reported among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM). In the current study, the authors conclude that Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Men's Sex Lives May Suffer on Hepatitis C Therapy

...sexual health -- desire, function, and satisfaction -- may be negatively impacted for men taking standard therapy for chronic hepatitis C, new research shows. "Men planning to receive peginterferon and ribavirin should be counseled about the... Read more »
The Body PRO

Hepatitis C Transmission Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men Is Occurring Primarily in Men Older Than 35

...2009. I'm Sarah Fishman. I'm a student at Mt. Sinai School of Medicine. I work with Dr. Andrea Branch. We did a study on acute hepatitis C transmission in HIV-infected men who have sex with men in New York City. 1 We compared their... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

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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Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...she said this is normal because they have to mail that test. Still, that worries me. She also told me i tested "reactive" to Hepatitis C. My range was very low though. Anything over 1.00 is considered reactive but because mine was 1.32 she said... 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 »

multiple infections

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you get syphillis hiv and hep c can that delay antibodies to hiv ? and can your syphillis blood test be false negative if you do have hiv? Read more »

Hepatitis risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...unprotected sex with man with homemade tattoos and professional tattoos. What do I do? Read more »