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Who Is At Risk For Hep C

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Risk of Hep C Infection

Hello,I was involved in unsafe active anal sex with double penetration in late June. I am HIV + and at the time was about to start meds - my T cell count at the time was 220. What are the risks for catching Hep C as I am told it can be sexually...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You may have to wait up to 6 months. Read more »

Possible Hep C risk

Hi, Thanks if you pick my question.I am worried for Hep C infection after a recent unprotected oral... Read more »

womens risk of Hep C with oral sex

What are the %# 's of risk of infection with women contracting Hepititis C from giving oral sex ?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Ups Liver Cancer Risk, Study Confirms

... Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection - already known to increase the risk of liver cancer - also increases the risk of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Needle Program Needed to Cut Hepatitis C Risk in Jail

...continue injection drug use (IDU) while incarcerated, researchers report. Without access to sterile needles, inmates face a greater risk of HCV's spread, according to Dr. Emma Miller of Deakin University and colleagues. Among 662 male and female... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected and HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients

...study, a sample of HIV patients completed a questionnaire identifying their demographic characteristics and risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV). A chart review was conducted to confirm the information obtained in the survey. Risk factors... Read more »
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cocaine hiv and hepatitis c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...LOOKED AND IT HAD BLOOD IN AND AROUND THE STRAW. I HAD A COLD SORE IN MY NOSE. THE GIRL CALLED ME ;ATER AND TOLD ME HE HAS HEPATITIS C AND HIV CALLED CDC AND THEY SAID IT COULD BE POSSIBLE SHOULD I GET TESTED HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF CATCHING HIV... Read more »

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boyfriend HCW exposed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...My boyfriend is a paramedic and has had an exposure to HIV and possibly Hep C. Our relationship is long distance which makes this even harder. I love him with all my heart and am so scared of the results. Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »