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Risk Of Sex With A Person Infected With Hepatitis C

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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Recent epidemiological studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and Read more »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting... Read more »
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FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

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Prevalence, Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C in Homosexual Men: Data From Two Cohorts of HIV-Negative and HIV-Positive Men in Sydney, Australia

... It is not known to what extent a reported increase in hepatitis C virus incidence among HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) is due to sexual transmission, noted Dr. Fengyi Jin, of the Read more »
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low risk contact but fever and rash??

Posted by bob111, 2 Replies
...canker sore in mouth. i had two cold sores that were crusted over and scabbed over below my lower lip, not sure if that was a risk or not. no ejaculate in my mouth. i just had a really high fever two nights ago with bad headaches, im feeling... Read more »

Mr. Sowadsky says its okay too donate

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...and many other bloodborne diseases will most often pick up the infection by 6 months after exposure (and up to 12 months for Hepatitis C), to keep the blood supply (and the organ/tissue supply) as safe as possible, persons who have put themselves... Read more »

QUISIERA COMPARTIR....

Posted by diosayudame, 1 Reply
...insinua y los convence de ir a un hotel y al final les dice que tiene SIDA, tambien ponen fotos de la joven. en primera esta persona esta en un proceso de duelo que por diversos motivos quedaron en etapa de ira y negociacion. pero eso no es lo... Read more »

Brits convict man of infecting friend with HIV

Posted by ScotCharles
...AN ITALIAN chef who boasted of having had 200 lovers was convicted yesterday of knowingly infecting a girlfriend with HIV and hepatitis C. Giovanni Mola, 38, refused to wear condoms after beginning a sexual relationship with the woman in... Read more »