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HEP C ORAL SEX question
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Everyone, Visiting from STD community: Wanted to see what you guys are saying out here about:

can you get hep C from performing oral anal sex (analings) ?       (just checking)
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You can get Hepatitis A from that.  
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1318465 tn?1340571541
Thanks.

ONe more about these viruses.
Is hepA considered the least virulent?
and hep B the most virulent?

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Hep A is the least.  You can get a vaccination for both Hep A and Hep B.
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u can get hep b from it
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Hep C is a blood-borne virus.  It is spread by blood-to-blood contact.   It can be transmitted if both partners committing a sex act have open wounds on the part of the body being used or is menstruating.
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1117750 tn?1307390169
anal penetration with the penis or fist is enough to cause hep c transmission and does so frequently among gays especially in group sex and also especially where HIV is present, what amazes me is the number of HIV men who present with hcv as a recent infection it shows the lack of inhibition and safe sex practices.
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1318465 tn?1340571541
Thanks everyone for your input.
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What type can you get from recieving then?
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Post in STD community.
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I already have then got told to post here...
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Yes we are not an STD forum and HepC is not an STD anyway, we dont have the knowledge available to share with you because it's not our disease.

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So what type can you get from recieving oral sex?
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1117750 tn?1307390169
you wouldnt get hepc from recieving oral sex or hep b and maybe hep a, not certian , giving is different ,
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Hepc isn't transmitted by fellacio or cunnilingus but if you're finagling some analings you may be at risk.

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No no anal sex or vaginal just recieving unprotected oral
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1318465 tn?1340571541
Everyone sorry to bring this subject here:

You can not get hepA,B, or C from RECIEVING unprotected oral sex (recieving fellacito,cunninling, and analings)

You are at risk for Hep A when you GIVE analings.
You are especially at risk for hep B and C if there is blood present, and you have an open cut.

(folks  --thanks again).
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Hmmm confusing ive read on websites thast you can catch hep from unprotected oral?
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1318465 tn?1340571541
They are assuming you have either bleeding gums/or sores or some mouth lesion and that you are comming in contact with blood by oral sex.

My statements above assume NO mouth and genital lesions.
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According to the HCV Advocate:

"There are no known cases of HCV being given through oral sex on a man (fellatio) or a woman (cunnilingus).  It is possible that the virus could be given this way, though, if a person has mouth sores, bleeding gums, or a throat infection."

http://www.hcvadvocate.org/hepatitis/Basics/sexual_transmission.pdf
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1318465 tn?1340571541
Thank you Vik97 my point exactly.

ASSUMING NO LESIONS ON MOUTH OR GENITALS:

You can not get hepA,B, or C from RECIEVING unprotected oral sex (recieving fellacito,cunninling, and analings)
You are at risk for Hep A when you GIVE analings.
You are especially at risk for hep B and C if there is blood present, and you have an open cut.
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Hep A  is transmitted from food and feces.

Hep B is a classic Std and is easily transmitted through sex.

Hep C is NOT a Std and is VERY rarely transmitted through sex.  When sexual

transmission of Hep C does happen, it is almost always from male to female.

there is an effective vacine for hep a and b.  Unfortunately, there is not a vaccine for

hep c, and may not ever be a hep c vaccine.  
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k first time i am getting tested for heptits just to see if i have it sinces its the only std i never tested for waiting for blood wor k  
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1117750 tn?1307390169
transmission of Hep C does happen, it is almost always from male to female.

incorrect its mostly transmitted male to male, and especialy when HIV is concerned it is now a real problem and growing among the gay community
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At this time, we are CLOSING this THREAD to future posts.

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