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Is it possible to have sex with some one with hepatitis and not catch it?

Is it possible to have sex with some one with hepatitis and not catch it?

Yes, but why chance?: Repeated exposure increases your risk (its like rolling the dice again & again). Different kinds of hepatitis virus are more or less effectively transmitted sexually. Having the male partner wear a condom is some protection, but really...Why take the chance until your partner is treated & the virus eradicated? If you have been exposed, get blood test to see if you got it, can transmit it to others. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have sex with some one infected with hepatitis b and not get it?

Is it possible to have sex with some one infected with hepatitis b and not get it?

Yes: Having sex won't necessarily pass on hepatitis b but it is not recommended to have unprotected sex as it can pass sexually fairly easily. To be safe one should wear a condom. ...Read more

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Can you have sex with a hepatitis patient if you have vaccinated?

Can you have sex with a hepatitis patient if you have vaccinated?

Maybe yes, maybe no: What kind of hepatitis is it? Without knowing that, you get blood test to check your status for hep a, hep b, and maybe hep c. If not immune, then you can get the hep a and hep b vaccines, but there is no vaccine for hep c or other hepatitis. Later, get another blood test to make sure the hep b vaccine worked (if the partner is a hep b carrier, or if you are in a high risk group or occupation). ...Read more

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Can a person with hepatitis have sex?

Yes but: You (or your partner) should use a condom if there is active hepatitis b or c. Hepatitis a is not transmitted sexually. ...Read more

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Can I still have sex if I have hepatitis?

Can I still have sex if I have hepatitis?

It depends: If you have hepatits b, barrier protection with a condom is recommended as is vaccination of sexual partners. Hepatitis a can be transmitted by causal contact and sex should be avoided until recovery. Hepatitis c is more complicated. It is not considered sexually transmitted but may be in some cases (0.1%). Condoms should be considered. ...Read more

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Can you have sex with a hepatitis b patient after you have been vaccinated?

Can you have sex with a hepatitis b patient after you have been vaccinated?

Theoretically yes: I would make sure that your vaccination worked i.e. Check hepatitis b titers before doing so however. Ask your physician about this. ...Read more

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If you are afflicted with hepatitis a, and still under medication can you have sex with your wife?

If you are afflicted with hepatitis a, and still under medication can you have sex with your wife?

Your taking chances: Hepatitis a is a self limiting disease. In general it's considered as food poisoning would be. There is not well documented treatment as with hep b and c. Having said that....It is contagious with that kind of intimacy. ...Read more

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I had unprotected sex 8 28 12 with one night stand positive pregnancy test on 9 5 12 how can I tell when i conceived my live in partner and I have sex almost regularly so its hard for me to determine who the dad is please offer any advice when might i hav

I had unprotected sex 8 28 12 with one night stand positive pregnancy test on 9 5 12 how can I tell when i conceived my live in partner and I have sex almost regularly so its hard for me to determine who the dad is please offer any advice when might i hav

Old way or DNA way..: The father of an unborn baby is the person a woman had sex with. To avoid confusion, and many emotional, community, and societal problems, men and women can choose to have sex with one person in any time period (thus avoiding any confusion as to who the father is). Failing that, when the baby is born the mother may be able to tell who her baby looks like the most. Dna testing can be done, too. ...Read more

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Is hepatitis C spread through sexual intercourse?

Is hepatitis C spread through sexual intercourse?

Not impossible, but: It is not likely. It is, however highly contagious by acts that expose a person to contact with contaminated blood. Here's a cdc link on this very important topic. Thank you for asking. Good luck. http://www.cdc.gov/hepatitis/c/cfaq.htm. ...Read more

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DRS, i have chronic hepatitis b since 5 years. can i infect someone by lip kissing or sexual intercourse ?

DRS, i have chronic hepatitis b  since 5 years. can i infect someone by lip kissing or sexual intercourse ?

Yes: Hepatitis B infections are present throughout the world, but are more common in certain population groups. As many people travel worldwide, it is so important that every person gets vaccinated against Hep B. That means every person, with rare exceptions. The key is getting to know one's friend well enough to talk about these things before kissing (avoids transmitting Hep B and then apologizing). ...Read more

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