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Hepatitis C & new baby

I just found out my fiance is HEP C positive. We are waiting to get married before intercourse. I want to have a baby soon after. Does this mean I will most likely get this virus from him if I want a baby? What are the chances that me and my child...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The risk of sexual transmission of hepatitis C between monogamous couples is estimated at about 1 to 2 percent. However, it is not zero unless you use a condom, which is not Read more »

Hepatitis C new treatment

I have read the text below in hepatitisneighborhood.com,and I wonder if valopicitabine alone can... Read more »
Articles
Treatment Action Group

Hepatitis C: New Treatments in the Pipeline

...Foreword Introduction Oral Antivirals: HCV Protease and Polymerase Inhibitors Other Antiviral Agents in Development Hepatitis C NS5a Inhibitor Hepatitis C Alpha-Glucosidase Inhibitor Cyclophilin B Inhibitor Nitazoxanide:... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Rapidly Progressing Hepatitis C in New York Gay Men

...to diagnose-there are usually no symptoms. Most cases are detected by chance, during routine liver enzyme testing. "This is a new clinical syndrome. Providers need to be aware that HIV-positive men are getting acute HCV, and many of them do not... Read more »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...Action Group. Tracy just finished cowriting a booklet about HIV/hepatitis C coinfection, and she will update us on the latest hepatitis C news and research. But first, I'll speak with Greg Lamb and Dan Durbin , an HIV-positive couple who have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Finally, New Jersey Informs All Inmates of Hepatitis C

...prisons into different regions to encourage competitive bidding, or putting out another request for bids. Back to other CDC news for October 7, 2002 Previous Updates  |  Search the CDC archive Read more »
Connect With Others

Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... 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 »

HEPATITIS C SUFFERERS PLEASE READ

Posted by hepatitisC
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »