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Can condoms prevent hepatitis C infection?
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Dr. Andrew Carroll
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Absolutely! though there's been controversy about whether hepatitis c is transmitted through sexual intercourse, i believe that the consensus is that it can be.
Condoms, in addition to helping prevent hiv, hpv, herpes, and a host of other std's, can help prevent transmission of hepatitis b and c.

In brief: Yes
Absolutely! though there's been controversy about whether hepatitis c is transmitted through sexual intercourse, i believe that the consensus is that it can be.
Condoms, in addition to helping prevent hiv, hpv, herpes, and a host of other std's, can help prevent transmission of hepatitis b and c.
Dr. Andrew Carroll
Dr. Andrew Carroll
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine
In brief: Yes
It is believed that hepatitis c can be transmitted through body fluids so use of a condom is appropriate in preventing hepatitis c.
In addition, it is advised to not share toothbrushes or other utensils where body fluid can be exchanged.

In brief: Yes
It is believed that hepatitis c can be transmitted through body fluids so use of a condom is appropriate in preventing hepatitis c.
In addition, it is advised to not share toothbrushes or other utensils where body fluid can be exchanged.
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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Dr. Lance Stein
Internal Medicine - Hepatology
In brief: Yes
Hepatitis c can be transmitted through sexual contact but it is rare.
<5% of spouses who have long term sexual contact with a hepatitis c positive spouse will develop hepatitis c. Condoms are recommended and screening of the household contacts are encouraged.

In brief: Yes
Hepatitis c can be transmitted through sexual contact but it is rare.
<5% of spouses who have long term sexual contact with a hepatitis c positive spouse will develop hepatitis c. Condoms are recommended and screening of the household contacts are encouraged.
Dr. Lance Stein
Dr. Lance Stein
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