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Risk of being infected with hepatis c after sex - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   good afterrnoon
User :   ok quick question
Doctor :  
How can i Help you?
User :   my husband was diagn wuth hepatitis c yesterday , i will be test on sat , is high my posibilities to have it ?
Doctor :  
YES . it can spread through sexual contact.
User :   okay
Doctor :  
and blood
User :   so i will have it anyway ?
User :   no blood involved between him and me
Doctor :  
the chances are high
User :   just vaginal sex
Doctor :  
not that should have always
User :   why the internet said are low risk on the sexual part ?
Doctor :  
vaginal sex only but it is an risk factor
User :   i am so confused
User :   i been reading all day
User :   some people said low risk u said high risk
Doctor :   Blood is the main route of transmssion with 100%
User :   what is the porcent on sex ?
Doctor :  
others are high to low risk
Doctor :  
It is more than 5 % but next only to blood in risk

Doctor :  
So the test can be negative or positive
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