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Contact with chronic Hepatitis (PCR 9900 v/ml)

Im really concerned. Four days ago I had contaminated my hand with virginal fluids of chronic Hepatitis B woman (PCR recent count 9900 v/ml). My question, is there a big chance I get Hepatitis B? I do not see cuts in my hand, and actually I washed...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You are not at risk in light of your exposure. Hepatitis B vaccine is recommended for anyone who has a sex partner with chronic hepatitis. I would recommend that you discuss this with your doctor.... Read more »

HIV and Hepatitis from blood contact - Twinrix

Hi Doctor,I would appreciate it greatly if you took the time out to answer some of my questions. I... Read more »

Contact with someone who is Hep C positive

I have a concern about contact I had with someone who has Hepatitis C. I shook hands with this... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Swiss HIV Cohort Study Reports Hepatitis C Transmitted During Sexual Contact

This article was reported by HealthCanal . HealthCanal reported on a Swiss study showing that hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection is transmitted by sexual contact as well as in blood. Researchers at the University Hospital Zurich compared the... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C Prevention

How Do You Get Infected With Hepatitis C? Can Household Contact Transmit Hepatitis C? Injection Drug Use What About Tattooing? Transmission From Mothers to Children Health Care Workers Can HCV Be Spread by Sexual Activity? What if I've... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Army Hospital Contacts Hundreds in Insulin Scare

A spokesperson for the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso said that by midday Friday, officials had contacted nearly 300 patients who may have been exposed to blood-borne infections such as hepatitis and HIV after receiving improper... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infections Attributed to Male-to-Male Sexual Contact -- Metropolitan Statistical Areas, United States and Puerto Rico, 2010

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infections attributed to male-to-male sexual contact comprised 64% of the estimated new HIV infections in the United States in 2009. 1 Assessing the geographic distribution of HIV infection by transmission... Read more »
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low risk contact but fever and rash??

Posted by bob111, 2 Replies
i am male, had an encounter with another guy 2.5 weeks ago, involved kissing and oral both receive and giving. i gave only for a short amount of time, not sure how much precum was in mouth and had a canker sore in mouth. i had two cold sores that... Read more »

Hiv fear after unprotected contact

Posted by Nickkk, 2 Replies
First of all i must tell you that i do not come from USA, so sorry for my bad english.

I come from Europe and my name is Nick, also i am 26 years old.
I have an unprotected sex before ~2 months-(73days) with a woman that her hiv condition is unknown... Read more »

What types of contacts & levels of contacts since?

Posted by Anonymous
What types of contacts and levels of contacts have you had since getting tested?...
Did you hold hands?
Did you hug?
Did you kiss?
Did you...? Oh my gosh!
Was there penetration?
Was there exchange of body fluids?




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Hepatitis and Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
People have been posting that if you are coinfected with Hepatitis C, you will need longer to seroconvert for HIV.

Does anybody know anything about transmission about Hepatitis C? I know that B can be transmitted sexually, but most things I've seen... Read more »