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Hepatitis And 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
...too great or not for themselves. If even 1-3 percent is too high, then sex with condoms should always be practiced.If you get pregnant, you can transmit hepatitis C to your baby, but again it is uncommon. The risk is about 5 percent. And even if... 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 »
Articles
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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...and can provide short-term protection (approximately 3 months) against Hepatitis B. Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Are pregnant women tested for Hepatitis B? Yes. When a pregnant woman comes in for prenatal care, she will be given a series... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Guide to HIV, Pregnancy and Women's Health

...During Pregnancy Resistance, Monitoring and Other Tests OI Prevention and Treatment During Pregnancy Vaccine Use While Pregnant Treating Recurrent Genital Herpes During Pregnancy HIV and Hepatitis Coinfection HIV and TB... Read more »
Connect With Others

? 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 »

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 »

Pos/Neg Couple Seeking Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Has anyone have first hand knowledge or experience with spermwashing procudures? Husband pos(undetect)/Wife neg one child neg. Want more additions, any info appreciated Read more »

Condoms: Our most trusted method

Posted by bradford
...transmission of sexually transmitted diseases: syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, human papilloma virus (HPV), herpes simplex virus (HSV), hepatitis A, B, and C. Unwanted pregnancies can be prevented. Sexual contact accounts for 95 percent of all... Read more »