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Is Hep C Found In Semen

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HepC vs Hep B?

Why is the HepB virus easier to contract than the Hep C virus? What is the difference in the two that would make one easier to contract than the other?...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Hepatitis B is even more prolific than HCV and has more copies per ml of blood. There is more of it so the chances of transmitting it are higher. In addition, HCV is not really sexually transmitted and not often found in semen while HBV is... 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 »

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... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Dr. Rodrigues says hep c can take up to a year to show the others say 6 months,does anyone know who's right,If it is a year has anyone with these ongoing symptoms tested for hep c up to a year? I was tested for hepc at 23 weeks

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very scared & alone

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
On a drunken night out I stupidly paid for a prostitute who works on the streets to give me unprotected oral sex if that wasnt bad enough after this act we had 2 deep kisses with tonues etc. I have read the various forums & answers & am... Read more »

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