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BDSM HIV-HEP risk?

I am considering visiting a Professional Domme, but am concerned about health risks associated with BDSM play. Whips and floggers can break the skin. I've read that leather can retain trace amounts of blood. 1.)What is the probability that...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Sound like a risky idea for a variety of reasons! It would surprise me if anyone sterilized leather whips etc. It is impossible to say what the chances are of transmission from whips, not much data, but it sure would worry me! Maybe limiting your... Read more »

Hep A & Hep B Vaccines to a person with Hep C

What do you know about the viral load raising after a person with Hep C has been vaccinated against... Read more »

Hep b and accelerated hep b

I already had my first dose of the regular hep B shot but I was told i neede the accelerated... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C: Are HIV-Positive Gay and Bisexual Men at Risk?

Table of Contents Introduction What Is Hepatitis C? How Does Someone Get Hepatitis C? How Many People Have Hepatitis C in Canada? What Is the Evidence That HCV Can Be Transmitted Sexually? How Might HIV-Positive MSM Be Getting HCV? Is HCV... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

My Sex Life: Info for Young Poz People

Table of Contents Introduction Dating and Relationships Makin' Safer Sex Hotter Sex What to Do if We Think Our HIV-Negative Partner Has Been Exposed to HIV Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Hepatitis C (Hep C) Getting Tested ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

A Glass Half Full: Cancer Risk for People Living With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction A Dividing Line: Before and After HAART Apples to Apples AIDS-Defining Cancers The New Frontier: Non-AIDS-Defining Cancers Hodgkin's Lymphoma Oncogenic Viruses The Role of Immune Health Prevention Next... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

Table of Contents Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Diagnosis / Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Overview What is hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
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HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate or not?

17 weeks out would HEP B or C affect a HIV test?
Does it affect the test at all?
Does... Read more »

Tested Postitive for Hep B.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I got tested positive for Hep B. I would like to know if there's anyone out there knows where I can go to get counseling for this.

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Starting Treatment For Hep B (Scared Silly)

Posted by TennJack
I am starting Pegasys injections for Hep B on 8-2-05 and need all input from as many of you as possible. I have read up on it and it sounds awful. Any feed back would be appreciated! Read more »

hep b / hiv coinfect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks or so. is getting hep b from oral a common thing ?
i know that the experts say that this risk... Read more »