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I Had Sex With Someone Who Had Hep C Does That Mean I Have It

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Curious about gonorrhea and HepC co-transmission

I have read a lot of your answers on this page, and have deducted a couple of contradictory statements. I therefore will ask for your help in clarifying the issue:1. Blood is the only issue in transmission of HepC. I.e. If you are contracting HepC...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Hepatitis C is very unlikely to be transmittted sexually. There are no receptors for HCV except in the liver so blood to blood or blood to secretions contact is necessary for transmission. There is no such thing as completely safe sex except with... Read more »

HepC transmission if undetectable after 4 months

Hello,I was infected with hepC 1B. Treatment ribavirin+interpheron made me undetectable after 6... Read more »

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

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Hep-c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does Hep-c have a window period like HIV does?

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HIV and HEP-C co-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i know this might sound like a stupid question but is it possible to pick up both HIV and HEP-C from one unprotected, penis/vaginal sexual encounter ? and if so, can this cause problems with an HIV test at 3 months ? co-infection ?
thanks
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Trying to deal with being + I also have Hepc

Posted by rackme, 7 Replies
I was just told Im hiv+ and Im also hepc. so I don't know when Im not feeling good which is causing the problems been getting vertigo the last couple of days. I see my shrink next week. I guess Im looking for ansures. Thanks any onfo I can get would... Read more »

unprotected sex and got test after 2.5 months

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had an unprotedt sex for 10 seconds( yes under a minute) and last month I had a test and it showed I had Clamidya. HIV is negative. From the day i had intercourse to the day I got tested was 2 and half month (10 weeks). I still got night sweat,... Read more »