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Forum Name: Liver Diseases

Question: Can Hepatitis A spread by Oral Sex


 ababrm - Mon Sep 22, 2008 4:42 am

Hello Doctor

I (male) have almost recovered from Hepatitis A. Is it possible that my wife becomes infected due to oral sex?

Sorry that I have to ask a rather embarrassing question.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Tue Sep 30, 2008 12:18 pm

User avatar Hello,
Yes, this is possible because hepatitis A is spread by the fecal/oral route. Oral sex increases the likelihood of such exposure.

Best wishes.

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