Easy-to-read and illustrated information for gay men living with HIV, giving basic information on how hepatitis C is passed on during sex.
Hepatitis C can be passed on during sex that could lead to contact with semen, rectal mucus or blood.
Many gay men with HIV have picked up hepatitis C during sex. Some HIV-negative men have got it too.
During sex, you may have contact with traces of blood or rectal mucus without noticing.
Heterosexual people rarely pick up hepatitis C during sex.