Can you pass hepatitis C through other types of sexual contact? - Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease
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Can you pass hepatitis C through other types of sexual contact?

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Can you pass hepatitis C through other types of sexual contact, such as oral and anal sex? - Hepatitis C for Patients

There is no proof that anyone has ever spread the virus through oral sex, although it may be possible. Anal sex may damage the lining of the rectum and make it easier to pass the virus through the blood.

Using condoms will help prevent spreading the hepatitis C virus and will also protect you against other sexually transmitted diseases, such as HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) and hepatitis B.

You cannot spread the hepatitis C virus through other types of contact, such as hugging or kissing someone on the cheek.