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Hepatitis C via sexual encounter

Hello.. I just wondering about a posssible exposure to the Virus (HCV) having unprotected Sex ( it wasn't traumatic sex) also I take a Test after 9 weeks of possible exposure.. for Both types (HBV/HCV)
the results came negative..
when could be the right time..?
Thank you
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2061362 tn?1353279518
HCV is blood to blood, sex is not an efficient way of spreading HCV. You have posted on this before. If you are still worried, get tested again.
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317787 tn?1473358451
Hello Hep C is not transmitted through sex, it is through blood to blood transmission.
If the tests were negative you are doing great
Good luck
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1563533 tn?1345366296
Hep C is only passed through blood not semen, if the sex was normal and not anal or rough then you can X Hep C off the list, as for Hep A&B im not sure.
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