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Is Hep C An Std

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HIV/HEP C Seroconversion, HIV /STD ulcers

I had a high risk exposure to blood through oral sex, after being drugged in a bar in China. I started an antibiotic the next day and continued for the week (it's all I had with me,and thought it couldn't hurt), at the end of the week I returned to...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would get retested for HCV HBV and HIV at 3 and 6 months. Read more »

Is Hepatitis C considered an STD?

The title explains my question. I have Hep c.Another thing that I have a great difficulty with is... Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Is Hepatitis C Virus Going to Become a Major STD?

...Congress on Drug Therapy in HIV Infection 17-21 November 2002, Glasgow, Scotland Rates of unsafe sex and, not surprisingly, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are increasing in Western Europe and North America. British researchers have done a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

...than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...have gotten HCV from unprotected sex. This is particularly true for HIV-infected men who have sex with men, people with other sexually transmitted diseases and people with multiple sexual partners. Some people get infected in medical settings,... Read more »
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Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...she said this is normal because they have to mail that test. Still, that worries me. She also told me i tested "reactive" to Hepatitis C. My range was very low though. Anything over 1.00 is considered reactive but because mine was 1.32 she said... Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I am a straight female not a sex trade worker or a drug user but have had a around 20 sexual partners, I am having all kinds of weird symptoms. tingling in my legs, excessive discharge from my vagina, flushing of my face, pain in my mouth I haven't... Read more »

Co-infected with HEP C

Posted by Anonymous
...Hepatit C are not commonly transmitted sexually and thats why Hep C are not a STD. In very rare cases it have transmitted sexually but then blood must have been in the picture. Hep c virus have Read more »

REINFECTION

Posted by redribbon, 1 Reply
Whilst surfing the net and HIV chat rooms I notice that so many HIV + guys are looking for bareback sex with other HIV guys. OK, this stops negative people getting infected but what is the real risk to those HIV+ individuals of reinfection with... Read more »