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Hepatitus C Transmission From Masturbation

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Hepatitus C and sexual transmission

I have been diagnosed as having Hepatitus C. I have recently been having sex with a new partner. Although we have been using condoms there was one instance when I entered her without. No ejaculation took place and I have no obvious open wounds on my...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Strongly doubt that this would be an exposure of concern. Sexual transmission is uncommon and quoted around 1 to 2 percent among monogamous couples over time. Sexual transmission of HCV increases in the setting of significant trauma (eg, anal... Read more »

Possible HIV Transmission With Protected Sex and Unprotected Masturbation?

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HIV or Hepatitus

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Sexual Transmission of Hepatitis C Happens Through Blood, Not Semen, in Gay Men With HIV, Study Says

Sexual transmission of hepatitis C (HCV) has been documented since 2000 among gay, HIV-positive men in several major cities, including Amsterdam, Berlin, London and New York. The sexual practice of fisting has been particularly associated with the... Read more »
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Primary HIV Infection Associated with Oral Transmission

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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 »

Explain why masturbation with panties is no risk

Posted by Worried12, 5 Replies
Im sorry to make ANOTHER topic, but Im finally about over it. Please go in depth why I couldnt have gotten HIV. On fluid soaks into the panties does it die? Once it dries does it die? How long would it live? If the panties were wet is there a risk?... Read more »

What about Hepatitus C?

Posted by riverprincess, 1 Reply
I know this site is about HIV but with HepC getting out of control shouldn't we suggest to folks to also get tested for that as well as the HIV ? There are more people becoming infected withHepC even if their tests come back neg for HIV. Read more »

HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I need to ascess my risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases. 6 days ago, I met up with this man that I had chatted to online and we had unprotected sex.
There was a lot of open mouth kissing and fondling. He proceeded to masturbate... Read more »