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Hepatitis A In Pregnancy

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hepatitis & pregnancy

I have been diagnosed with HepC. I have two questions, 1)Can i spred HepC without making blood contact during sex? In other words, can i have sex without transmitting the disease?2)If i become pregnant, will my child contract the disease & if so,so...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The transmission of hepatitis C can occur with sex but it is uncommon. It is estimated that with monogamous couples, the risk is about 1-3 percent. I tell Read more »

Hepatitis B and Pregnancy

Is it safe for a pregnant woman diagnosed with Hepatitis B to take ginseng?Does it have an abortive... Read more »

Hepatitis B and Pregnancy

Is it possible to an unborn child to acquire hep B from a mother who is been positive to hep B for... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention and Pregnancy

...baby if the hepatitis B blood test is negative? Protect your baby against hepatitis B For more information on hepatitis B and pregnancy Point of contact for this document What is hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a serious disease of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mother-to-Child Hepatitis C Transmission Twice As Likely Among Infant Girls As Boys, Study Says

... Pregnant women living with hepatitis C are about twice as likely to transmit the virus to an infant girl as they are to a boy, according to a study published in the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver>; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C?... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

... Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Hepatitis A Vaccination Hepatitis A and International Travel Postexposure Prophylaxis for Hepatitis A Overview and Statistics Read more »
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Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...research and treatment advocacy efforts, including involvement in research and treatment advocacy regarding co-infections such as hepatitis C; supports the agencys efforts to assess and advocate for biomedical HIV prevention strategies; supports... 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 »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...leukocyte antigens) 7, 46, 63, 48, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 41.Anti-smooth muscle antibody 48 42.Anti-parietal cell antibody 48 43.Anti-hepatitis A IgM (antibody) 48 44.Anti-Hbc IgM 48 45.Administration of human immunoglobulin preparations pooled... Read more »

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Posted by nomoreworry4me
...leukocyte antigens) 7, 46, 63, 48, 10, 13, 49, 43, 53 41.Anti-smooth muscle antibody 48 42.Anti-parietal cell antibody 48 43.Anti-hepatitis A IgM (antibody) 48 44.Anti-Hbc IgM 48 45.Administration of human immunoglobulin preparations pooled... Read more »