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    during treatment is sex ok?
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    loriloriv posted:
    my husband has been doing his treatment for hep c for about 6 months now. we have been laying low on having sex since the hep c and treatment is affecting that part. anyway, he is getting a rash between his legs and i'm thinking that the medication is coming out in his urine?? should we be using condoms if we are having sex?? we hadn't been even when he was diagnosed, but now that he is taking the shots/pills...i would assume that the meds have to come out somewhere. any suggestions? ideas? i know you can't get hep c just from sex oral or otherwise unless there is a cut or something. but w/this med thing it's got ME freaked out. please help!
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    oldtiff47 responded:
    YOU SEEM SO VERY WISE ABOUT ALL.....ALWAYS BEST TO ASK HIS MD. I ADMIRE SO HOW YOU ARE SUPPORTING YOUR HUSBAND...

    HATS OFF TO YOU.....MY HUSBAND OF 45 YEARS(THIS YEAR) HELPED ME SO VERY MUCH ON TX.....AND YES WE DID......

    TIFF
    DON'T TAKE YOUR ORGANS TO HEAVEN...HEAVEN KNOWS WE NEED THEM HERE !!
     
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    Melissa Palmer, MD responded:
    Sex is fine while your husband is on treatment, however, if you are of childbearing age you must use 2 forms of birth control, as pregnancy is contraindicated while your husband is on treatment, as ribavirin may cause birth defects.


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