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Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men also have a higher chance of getting Hepatitis C if they are involved in high-risk behaviors, such as injection drug use and other activities that result in blood sharing.
While there is no vaccine for Hepatitis C, there are new, effective treatments.
About 10% of new Hepatitis A and 20% of all new Hepatitis B infections in the United States are among gay and bisexual men.
Many men have not been vaccinated against Hepatitis A and B, even though a safe and effective vaccine is available.
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There is also a difference between acute and chronic viral hepatitis.
For acute hepatitis, symptoms, if they appear, will occur within several weeks to several months of exposure.
Among gay and bisexual men, Hepatitis A can be spread through sexual activity or contact with fingers or objects that have the virus on it.
Hepatitis B is spread when body fluids—such as semen (cum) or blood—from a person who has Hepatitis B enter the body of someone who does not have it.