Hepatitis is a serious disease related to the liver, in which inflammation occurs in the liver. This problem usually occurs due to viral infection. Apart from this, some medicines, alcohol, and poor diet can also cause hepatitis. In this condition, a person may experience symptoms like fatigue, weakness, and yellowing of the skin. There are 5 types of hepatitis, which include hepatitis A, B, C, D and E. Hepatitis seriously damages the liver and affects the overall health and routine of the person. Even the sex life of the infected person and his partner can be affected by hepatitis.

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Today in this article you will know what is the effect of hepatitis on sex life.

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  1. How does hepatitis affect sex life?
  2. Tips for Safe Sex in Hepatitis
  3. Takeaway
Doctors for How hepatitis affects sex life?

Hepatitis A, B, and C can badly affect sex life. Coming in contact with the blood and semen of a partner infected with hepatitis, the other partner can also get the hepatitis virus. Hepatitis A, B, and C viruses can spread from person to person, especially through sexual contact. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, hepatitis B and hepatitis C are also known as major sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

Hepatitis A does not require treatment. It may get better on its own in a few weeks or months, but hepatitis B and C can last longer. This virus can also reach another person during sexual relations. In such a situation, every infected person needs to take extra precautions during sex to keep his partner safe, which is explained below -

Hepatitis A effect on sex life

Eating and drinking with a person infected with Hepatitis A can lead to this disease. Apart from this, hepatitis A can also be spread through oral and physical sex. Even condoms may not be protective in the case of hepatitis A, because the hepatitis virus can also come on the condom during sex and it can be spread by touching it.

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Hepatitis B effect on sex life

Although all three types of viral hepatitis can cause sexually transmitted diseases, hepatitis B is the most commonly transmitted sexually transmitted disease. Therefore, if someone has Hepatitis B, then this condition should not be hidden at all. On the other hand, if Hepatitis B is not there, then definitely get its vaccine.

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Hepatitis C effect on sex life

Hepatitis C can be caused by drinking too much alcohol. In this situation, the whole life of the person gets affected. It can also seriously affect sexual health. Yes, if you are using condoms during sex, then the chances of getting infected are greatly reduced.

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People suffering from Hepatitis A, B, and C need to get their treatment done as soon as possible because their sex life is badly affected due to hepatitis. The hepatitis virus can spread easily from one person to another. In such a situation, many times people are not able to express their desire to have sex, because they are also afraid of their partner getting infected. On the other hand, if someone wants to have sex even in this state, then it is necessary to follow some tips -

Stay safe

Avoid engaging in risky sexual activities as much as possible. Get yourself tested regularly to avoid hepatitis and sexually transmitted diseases. Also, if someone is being treated for hepatitis, then definitely tell your partner about it.

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Learn about STDs

If there is an open wound anywhere in the vagina, anus, or mouth, there is a possibility of spreading the infection due to contact with the blood, semen, or vaginal fluid of the infected partner. Also, keep in mind that this does not happen only because of a visible wound, but the virus can spread in the body even if there is a slight crack in the skin or mucous membrane of the genital area.

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Condom use

Hepatitis patients should never have sex without a condom, because it increases the chances of the partner getting infected 100%. Therefore, if someone has hepatitis, sex can be made safe by using latex condoms. It is necessary to wear a condom from the beginning to the end of the sexual act. After this, the condom should be removed in a very safe way and thrown away.

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Don't drink alcohol

A person suffering from hepatitis keeps feeling tired and weak again and again. In such a situation, many times the interest in sex decreases or there is no ability to have sex. Therefore, do not drink alcohol during this time. Alcohol will not only increase your problem but will also reduce your sex ability.

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Hepatitis is a serious liver disease. Sex life can be affected to a great extent by this. While having sex, the partner can also get infected with this disease. Hepatitis A, B, and C are sexually transmitted diseases. Therefore, if a person is suffering from this hepatitis, then he should always practice safe sex. Along with this, regular checkup with the doctor is also necessary.

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