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Easy C Facts: Gay Men, Sex & HCV

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This information sheet discusses hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection among gay men. It explains that HCV is not easily transmitted through sexual contact, but that men who have sex with men, especially those infected with HIV, have a higher rate of contracting it this way. The information sheet suggests that people with HIV should be tested for HCV and reminds individuals of ways to prevent HCV.

Gonorrhea - CDC Fact Sheet

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This information sheet discusses gonorrhea, a common STD that can cause infections in the genitals, rectum, and throat. Topics include transmission, prevention, risk, symptoms, testing and treatment. The sheet also discusses complications if the disease is left untreated and its effect on a pregnant woman and her baby.

Chlamydia - CDC Fact Sheet

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This information sheet discusses chlamydia, a common STD that is caused by a bacterium. Topics include transmission, prevention, risk, symptoms, testing and treatment. The sheet also discusses complications if the disease is left untreated and its effect on a pregnant woman and her baby. Information is provided for accessing the services of national health organizations.

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