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Hep C Transmission

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Hep C transmission from kissing partner

I am Hep C positive and recently I open mouth kissed a partner. I noticed after that a piece of a popcorn shell was caught in between one of my back teeth. There may have been some bleeding? What are the chances that my partner could contract Hep C...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would not be concerned about transmitting HCV through kissing. Read more »

hep c transmission

Hello and thanks for your help. I have heard that it only takes a microscopic amount of hep c... Read more »

Hep C Transmission via subcutaneous needlestick

I am a nurse and today I was giving my patient an insulin injection (using an insulin... Read more »
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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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...people concerned with larger public health issues to take a cautionary approach when it comes to thinking about how to reduce hep C transmission. It is not yet clear the extent to which hepatitis C can be passed on during sex. In studying the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase II Clinical Trial Shows Vertex's Experimental Protease Inhibitor Lowers Hepatitis C Viral Loads to Undetectable Levels

...Vertex Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday released results of a Phase II clinical trial that showed its experimental drug VX-950 lowered hepatitis C viral loads to undetectable levels, the AP/ Houston Chronicle reports (AP/ Houston Chronicle , 2/7).... Read more »
The Body

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. Read more »
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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 »

Possible exposure? *DELETED*

Posted by sexyitalian910, 3 Replies
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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 »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »