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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 telling my new partner about it. I lasted 2 years with my last partner and did not do it with anyone else. I hope that considered non multiple...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I can hear through your words that this is a very difficult issue for you.HCV is considered a sexually transmitted disease since it can be transmitted through sex. However, it is not as easily transmitted through sex as HBV or HIV. But it can... Read more »

STD Vaccines

Hi Dr. McGovern:What vaccines are available to prevent STDs? Read more »

Confusing Information

I had what I thought was a low risk encounter with a sex worker back in Febuary and need your... Read more »
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AIDS Action

Why Invest in HIV, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention?

...and laboratory equipment and supplies. Increasing the purchase of drugs and therapies for those diagnosed with HIV, TB, viral hepatitis and STDs. Reducing the loss of productivity and absenteeism due to complications of diseases. Increasing... 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

Integrating Hepatitis B Prevention Into Sexually Transmitted Disease Services: U.S. Sexually Transmitted Disease Program and Clinic Trends -- 1997 and 2001

... The authors set out to measure the progress since 1997 of implementing STD clinic-based recommendations for hepatitis B prevention. Repeating a 1997 survey, investigators in 2001 sent a survey to state, municipal, and territorial STD program Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Media Statement by Dr. Kevin Fenton, Director, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

As we pause to reflect on the toll of HIV during this 20th anniversary of World AIDS Day, we must not forget that our fight against this devastating disease is far from over. HIV remains a significant threat to the health and well-being of... Read more »
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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »

Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?... Read more »

Standard STD clinic tests should be done too

Posted by Anonymous
...Standard STD clinic tests should be done along with AIDS HIV and get vaccinated for hepatitis. Read more »

Do I have HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...neurologist have done all the tests including HIV1 and HIV2 at 3,6 and 12 months and all came out negative. Since my tests for Herpes, Hepatitis, STD, MRI, Nerve conduction study all came out negative and my doctors are puzzled about my problems,... Read more »