Do large amounts of hepatitis C virus in the blood make it easier to spread? - Viral Hepatitis and Liver Disease
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Do large amounts of hepatitis C virus in the blood make it easier to spread?

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If you have large amounts of virus in your blood, are you more likely to spread the disease to a sex partner? - Hepatitis C for Patients

Some studies suggest that a lot of the virus in the blood might make it easier to spread the virus. But even with high levels of the virus, you are still not very likely to spread the virus through sex. You do not necessarily have to change your sex habits if you have higher levels of the hepatitis C virus.