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Is Autoimmune Hepatitis Contagious With Sex

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Is Hep B contagious?

I have just met a guy who wants to date me. Problem is that he says 20 years ago he was tested and came up with hep b...his Dad molested him,not sure how he got it..He says he is not contagious now and he also said that he goes to Red Cross and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis B is transmissable via intercourse. So are many other viruses, such as HIV.I always say that "safe sex" should be the rule. I would recommend condoms. I would also recommend a Hepatitis B vaccine, if you are not immune.Dr. M... Read more »

autoimmune hepatitis

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Autoimmune hepatitis

Dear Dr Dieterich,I am not so sure if you are the right specialist about this topic, but i need... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Government to Decline Entry to Immigrants With Costly, Contagious Diseases, Including HIV, TB

The New Zealand government on Wednesday announced that it will ban people from migrating to the country if they test positive for diseases or conditions that could be contagious or costly to treat, such as HIV or tuberculosis, the Associated Press ... Read more »
AIDS Survival Project

The ABC's of Hepatitis

I've decided to devote this month's column to the various forms of hepatitis because I get more and more questions about them from the participants of my safer sex workshops. And that's good, because in the midst of all our fears and frenzy about... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic hepatitis C in the... Read more »
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HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »

question on autoimmune

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have seen several comments on Autoimmune diseases and immunosupressants? Worried2002 in particular, where did you pull up info on them delayng testing? I have arthrits and have been on immunosuppressant drugs and was told by 3 people whom I... Read more »

insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »