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Hep C Transmission Through Sex

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Transmission of HEP C through hetrosexal sex.

Hi Dr. Bob, I just found out that my 36 year old son has Hep C. It was determined that he contacted it through using a dirty needle. At that time I told him that he had a moral obligation to contact anyone that he shared a needle with or had sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,"What are the chances of contracting hepatitis C through straight sex?" Well, that depends on how you define straight sex! As it turns out, heterosexual vaginal sex does not Read more »

Oral sex and hep c transmission.

I recently met a woman who is hiv and hep c infected. she's very healthy and all her test 'numbers'... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behavioural Predictors of Subsequent Hepatitis C Diagnosis in a U.K. Clinic Sample of HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men

...current study sought to examine the associations between self-reported high-risk sexual behaviors and subsequent diagnosis of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The Sex, Health and Anti-Retrovirals Project (SHARP) was a cross-sectional study of... 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 »

? regarding Hep C and pregnancy

Posted by stevetrip, 2 Replies
...Can a guy living with Hepatitus C and passes it to his wife will his baby be born with Hepatitus C? Read more »

Hep-c

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

Possible exposure? *DELETED*

Posted by sexyitalian910, 3 Replies
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