Re: hepatitis c - question
thank you so much for your help.
if you know of any other studies on the subject i'll apriciate it.
--- In GIWorld-Hepatitis@yahoogroups.com, "Doc" <gidoc@s...> wrote:
> Hep C is not so easily transmited sexually( even in heterosexuals)
but no complacency can be assumed.
> I would advise following cautions:
> Avoid close contact with any open wounds or cuts, dont share nail
clippers, toothbrushes or any devices/toys which can have blood on
them, bottomline being avoiding any contact with blood of the
infected person. Use of dental dams as protection for oral sex may be
> Since you asked specifically only about Hep C, I am quoting one
report that reveals that lesbian may have a risk of Hep C
> A total of 1,408 women who reported ever having sex with another
woman(WSW) were compared with 1,423 women who had never had sex with
a woman. The women had all attended the Sydney Sexual Health Center
between 1991 and 1998. Only seven percent of the WSW or 283 women
reported no sex with a male in the past 12 months (exclusive WSW) --
25 percent of these WSW reported never having had sex with a man.
Results were published in the October issue of the journal of
Sexually Transmitted Diseases.
> While genital warts and gonorrhea were found less often in WSW, BV
was significantly more prevalent among WSW than controls (eight
percent versus five percent), as was hepatitis C (five percent versus
less than one percent).
> Best Wishes,
> Dr Sharat Misra MD,DM,FACG
> ---- Original Message -----
> From: catom27 <catom27@y...>
> i wonder if you could help me:
> i am looking for researches made on sexual relationship between
> women, one with hepatitis c. what should be avoided? is oral sex
> risk?... and everything concerning hepatitis c and lesbian
> thank you so much for your help.
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