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Hepatitis C: Sex and Hepatitis C Virus

Office of Public Health and Environmental Hazards, US Department of Veterans Affairs
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This information sheet discusses hepatitis C, a viral infection that affects the liver. It explains hepatitis C transmission; whether the disease can be spread to a sex partner, and reducing the chances of transmission through sexual contact; pregnancy and the risk of transmitting hepatitis C to the baby; preventing pregnancy while on treatment as the treatment can cause birth defects; and how to get more information.
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