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Author Topic: Could I be infected with HBC and or HCV?  (Read 712 times)

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Offline sdahe

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Could I be infected with HBC and or HCV?
« on: December 20, 2018, 12:02:15 pm »
Hello,

I had a sexual encounter with a girl 35 days ago and Im concerned about having contracted Hepatitis B or C. She did oral sex for 1 or 2 minutes and when we were to start to have sex the condom broke right at the first penetration. I pulled out right away and washed my penis.. after that we didn't continued.  After 13 days of the exposure I tested for Chlamydia, Gonorrea and HIV. They all came out negative. After 20 days of exposure I tested for Herpes 1 & 2 and both came out negative.  My only concern now is HBC and HCV.

So based on my exposure.. how likely I'm to have contracted HBC or HCV?

Thanks

Offline Lynn K

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Re: Could I be infected with HBC and or HCV?
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2018, 01:12:00 pm »
Hep C is a blood borne virus it is not considered by the CDC to be a sexually transmitted illness although there is a small risk of sexual transmission for those who have multiple sexual partners, engage in rough sexual practices, or in the presence of HIV.

Hep c infected blood must enter the blood stream of an uninfected person. The most common method of transmission is having a transfusion prior to 1990 when antibody testing for hep c was developed and the blood supply was secured or the sharing of IV drug needles.

If concerned speak with your doctor and get hep c antibody testing done no sooner than 12 weeks after a potential exposure.

Here is some information about hep c and hep b for the general public from the CDC

https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hbv/bfaq.htm

https://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/hcv/cfaq.htm
Genotype 1a
1978 contracted, 1990 Dx
1995 Intron A failed
2001 Interferon Riba null response
2003 Pegintron Riba trial med null response
2008 F4 Cirrhosis Bx
2014 12 week Sov/Oly relapse
10/14 fibroscan 27 PLT 96
2014 24 weeks Harvoni 15 weeks Riba
5/4/15 EOT not detected, ALT 21, AST 20
4 week post not detected, ALT 26, AST 28
12 week post NOT DETECTED (07/27/15)
ALT 29, AST 27 PLT 92
24 week post NOT DETECTED! (10/19/15)
44 weeks (3/11/16)  fibroscan 33, PLT 111, HCV NOT DETECTED!
I AM FREE!

 


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