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Sexually Transmitted Diseases And Hepatitis C

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...90% of people who have ever injected drugs, even just once, have been infected with HCV. Some people 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, through accidental needle sticks or unsterilized equipment. The risk of infection from blood...
Ask the Experts

hepatitis c

can you contract hep c through oral sex, intercourse, kissing, and if so how to prevent
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...uncommonly be transmitted through sexual intercourse. The risk seems to be higher in sex with trauma or sex in the setting of other sexually transmitted diseases. There is no documentation that I am aware of to suggest that HCV can be transmitted... Read more »

hepatitis c

can you get hepatistis c frpm having sex with some one who has this disease? what are the chances? should we use condoms all the time?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...couples use condoms depends on how much risk you are willing to accept. Remember also that condoms can reduce the spread of other sexually transmitted diseases. Read more »


Hi I just started to date a guy & I found out that his X girlfriends husband had hepatitis. He has passed but from a drug overdose so they say. The guy I am dateing said that his x girlfriend was tested 3 times. All 3 came back neg. And that he...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...You bring up a lot of good issues. Hepatitis B is a clearly sexually transmitted disease. Hepatitis C is less well transmitted through sexual contact, not kissing. Before any intimate relationship you should both go to the doctor Read more »

Sexually Transmitted Hepatitis C/Homosexual Men

I am very concerned! I recently found out that a former sexual partner may have contracted hepatitis c. It has been almost 2 months since i have even spoken to him and I have (within the past 3 days) have had a constant tingling or peripheral...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is a sexually transmitted disease in gay men and I have also seen at least one case in gay women. Your symptoms are not likely Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), Read more »
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 »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

...Gonorrhea Bacteria No Yes 2 , 3 Yes Hepatitis A Virus No No No Hepatitis B Virus Yes 4 Yes No Hepatitis C 5 Virus Yes 4 Yes No Herpes Virus No No No HPV 6 Virus Yes 6 ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic 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 »

Am I putting them at risk

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have had protected sex with sex worker. Am I putting my family at risk if I have protecyted sex with my wife until the tests are complete. I amver worried and concered. Please help Read more »

By Deb Levine. other sexually transmitted diseases

Posted by don
...By Deb Levine. ...other sexually transmitted diseases _____________________________ Read more »

Before sex getting tested together first

Posted by dsaklad
...made less   ambiguous to each other by getting tested together for   a. sexually transmitted diseases, pharyngeal throat STDs,          ... Read more »