Who Gets HCV
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Tufts University School of MedicineSince you had a needlestick exposure and know exactly the date of your exposure...yes I think you can feel comfortable knowing that if there is no virus by now in your blood, you are not infected. If you would like to read more look at the CDC site... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineI will preface this information with a recommendation that you should obtain expert input from your OB provider. There is some information regarding HCV presence in sperm. You will want to discuss if there is the availability of sperm washing and if... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineSerosurveys of HCV positivity in this risk group vary but most are under 10 percent. However, it is important to point out that during the past year or so there have been several papers published on "acute" HCV infection (meaning recently... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyPlease, can somebody help me. I am really frightened.
I had receptive anal sex (condom, but no lube so may have damaged condom) and gave oral sex on 7th Oct - i know my anus was was cut as it bled afterwards.
I lost about 10lbs over the 3-4th week... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesPlease help - i had -ve HIV and HCV antibody tests at 12wks5days although i have experienced a lot of symptoms:
Please, can somebody help me. I am really frightened.
I had receptive anal sex (condom, but no lube so may have damaged condom) and gave... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesFriends of the HIV and HCV Communities:
In preface I want you to understand how fortunate I feel to live
in the United States under the care of excellent physicians and
with access to the medications I need. I have spent many hours
wondering and... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 6 RepliesI am very scared. I have been told that the risk was very low and so low that one of the ASO counsellers would bet everything she has that I would be ok. With the sympthoms I have, I am quite certain that I've already been infected. My life has been... Read more »
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