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Hep C and sex

can you catch hep c by having sex?
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Follow the link, it will answer your questions

http://www.hcvadvocate.org/hepatitis/factsheets_pdf/Sexual%20Transmission%20of%20HCV.pdf#search="sexual transmission"
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Hi, I didn't find out till I was in my fifties that one can catch Hep B from having sex.  Hep C is blood to blood so if both partners have open sores or cuts, it could happen.  Gloves are good.  I am not an expert.
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   In my youth I had sewn my share of wild oats and, at times, not in the most pristine of pastures. When I found out I had hep C my wife, being fully aware of my past dalliances, immediately assumed I had gotten it as some form of STD and therefore likely had passed it to her. As soon as she found out about me being HCV positive she scheduled a test for herself. No surprise to her when the test came back positive. I had infected her with the virus!
   I had gotten a lot of grief over this for about ten years. I had gone through TX and arranged for her to see my doctor. Surprise! Her's was a different type. I was 2b, her 1a. I had not infected her originally or after having had unprotected sexual relationships between us for 30years. Further she had not infected me. Likely neither of us were infected by having had sex with partners that were infected. There are many more efficient ways to transmit this than by sexual means.
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Wow 10 years of grief and guilt only to find out you don't have the same Genotype.
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It ***** to be me ;o)
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1856494_tn?1340546214
Now that is irony - Can't dream this stuff up.  You could write a play.  I hope you both get or got SVR'd for a happy ending!  Thanks for sharing.
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heh, heh, chuckles....great story : O
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Well, hmmmm. I have contemplated going back to my ex-boyfriends FB pages, and asking them if I gave it to them....nawt!
  
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1856494_tn?1340546214
Now that would be an interesting play also - smacks of 'Virginia Woolf'.  I am howllling now.   I am hoping that would be a comedy?!
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Haha, I dont know...now I need to read "Virginia Wolf"....I can remember it being in my parents book-shelf : )
  FaceBook is all about looking up the ex's though....I notice that to be the case with my husband, also : (
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no-extremely low %-if worried get tested and practice safe sex
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