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How Is Hep Transmitted

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Can you transmit Hep C whilst "undetectable"?

Hi Barbara,I am a HIV+ gay guy and last week I had unprotected sex with another HIV+ guy, where I was the active partner, and he was passive. After having sex, the guy told me that he was on Hepatitis C treatment and had completed 16 weeks so far....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
All good questions. If someone does not have detectable HCV virus in their blood, he should not be able to transmit to you. Although he hopefully has undetectable HIV, as you know, you can still have HIV in your genital secretions even if it is not... Read more »

Hep C transmitted by unprotected sex

my friend's partner has hepitis C and my friend was wondering if she can have it cuz they have... Read more »

Is Hep C sexually transmitted?

Is Hepatitis C sexually transmitted? I seem to be having trouble finding reliable information... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Study Confirms International Outbreak of Sexually Transmitted Hep C

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) can be spread in ways similar to HIV, particularly through sharing or receiving the following: equipment for substance use tattooing needles contaminated blood or blood products HCV infects the liver and can... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV in Prisons and Jails

HIV and Correctional Settings Health Care in Prisons and Jails Prisoners With HIV Infection HIV Care for Prisoners Improving Your HIV Treatment Risk Factors While Incarcerated What Happens When HIV-Positive Prisoners Are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? 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... Read more »
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multiple infections

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you get syphillis hiv and hep c can that delay antibodies to hiv ? and can your syphillis blood test be false negative if you do have hiv? Read more »

Hepatitis risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
unprotected sex with man with homemade tattoos and professional tattoos. What do I do? Read more »

Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was tested neg for HIV but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test for hep b? Should I be scared of this? What I don't understand is... Read more »

tattoos

Posted by Anonymous
cdc says no documented cases, i watched artist use one-time needkes/tubes, ink, etc. anyone wonder about tattooing? anyone know differently? they say hep c is likely transmitted by tattooing, but hep c is not sexually transmitted. it is all... Read more »