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Hepatitis C Virus And Pregnancy

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Hepititis C/pregnancy

What are the risks for the fetus when mother has Hepititis C
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...low.1. The risk of transmission is about 5 percent. Even less if the mother has a low viral load.2. Even if the baby acquires HCV, there is a higher chance of clearing the infection spontaneously, than in adults.3. Children who undergo treatment... Read more »

Hepatitis C

in Sept 2008, while testing for HIV, the doctor told me that I was infected with Hepatitis C, but... Read more »

coinfection and pregnancy

i was infected with hep c eight yrs ago with my son, i am pregnant now and feel that five yrs ago i... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Boomers May Be Last Boom of Hepatitis C

... A new study of U.S. blood donors shows a "strikingly lower prevalence" of hepatitis C virus (HCV) compared with 1992-93, according to lead researcher Dr. Edward Murphy of the University of California-San Francisco. HCV is Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...vaccines such as those for measles, mumps and rubella, varicella zoster (chicken pox) and yellow fever. For women who have hepatitis C virus (HCV) alone, there is a small chance of passing on HCV to the baby. Having both HIV and hepatitis C can... Read more »
Project Inform

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) & HIV

...Several workshops discussed HIV and Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in women (HIV/HCV co-infection). In most people, HCV infection becomes chronic (ongoing). Over long periods of time, Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct blood-to-blood contact. Most people get... Read more »
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Hepatitus C and pregnancy

Posted by stevetrip, 1 Reply
Can a guy with Hep C pass it on to his wife and have a baby born with Hep C? 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 »

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 »

AIDS & Pregnancy

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...would hiv show up after 2 years or is that too soon.do they test during pregnancy? Read more »