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My Boyfriend Has Has Hep C

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HEPC

MY BOYFRIEND OF FIVE YEARS IS AN EX IV DRUG USER. HE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH HEPC. HE IS DOING WELL NOW BUT I AM LITTE CONFUSED ABOUT HOW HEPC IS TRANSMITTED. IF I KISS HIM WILL I GET HEPC? IF I HAVE SEXUAL INTERCOURSE WITH HIM WITH OUT A CONDOM WILL...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hepatitis c is transmitted through contact with blood of an infected person. Sexual transmission can occur,although the risks are low and currently, changing sexual practices because one partner has HCV is not routinely recommended. You should get... Read more »

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