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HBV And Hiv

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Treatment for HBV & HIV Coinfected Patient

Dear Mr.Young, I'm an HBV & HIV coinfected 31 years old male.HBV has been found in my body about 19 years and HIV has just been found positive.CD-4 measured 15 days ago was 534. Should I start treatment now? what kind of medicines do you...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...tenofovir and either 3TC or FTC (usually with either a NNRTI or protease inhibitor). These three drugs have activity against both HBV and HIV. Once treatment is started, one should be mindful of the possibility of initial immune reconstitution... Read more »

Worried...Risk Of HBV/HIV co-infection..Help!

Dear Dr.McGovern;3 weeks ago i quite foolishly engaged in unclothed dry fondling followed by a 10... Read more »

hbv and hiv

hi..can a doctor find out if a person has hiv in the process of testing for hbv?..in other... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

Entecavir in Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)/HIV Co-Infected Patients

... Previously, the guidelines recommended entecavir as an option for patients who required treatment for Hepatitis B virus (HBV) but not HIV infection. This recommendation was based on in vitro data showing no significant activity of entecavir... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Treatment of Chronic HBV in HIV-Coinfected Patients

...performance, with lower response rates and faster selection of HBV-resistant strains. On the other hand, drugs active against both HBV and HIV (e.g., lamivudine [3TC]), if not used appropriately, can induce the selection of resistance mutations... Read more »
The Body PRO

Tenofovir and 3TC for HBV/HIV Co-Infection

... In addition to its activity against HIV, tenofovir (TDF, Viread) has also been demonstrated to inhibit the replication of hepatitis B Virus (HBV). The antiviral effect of TDF, combined with 3TC (lamivudine, Epivir) on HBV, was examined in... Read more »
The Body PRO

Rate of OIs and Death Significantly Higher in HIV/HBV- or HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

...and colleagues 2 who looked at the rates of opportunistic infections and death in those patients who were co-infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the SMART study. The rationale for the current analysis is that... Read more »
Connect With Others

Multi-infections of HBV, HCV, HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... This sounds like science fiction, but..... I have infected with HBV for around 20 years or so. The same applies to Hiv+. HCV occured about 16 years ago. I have no trouble with either of the Read more »

Co-infection HIV-HBV chronic

Posted by MPL1160
...I am looking to connect with other coinfected with HBV chronic and share experience and info. I am in the NY metropolitan area but not necessarily looking for people in the same area. Read more »

HIV and HBV infection. If you have adice!!

Posted by pozz_in_SA
I would like to hear from people in the same boat as myself. I have to go and see my dr today again for additional tests and then to decide what to do next. As you can imagine I am shit scared and would like to get as much possible info. What meds... Read more »

Hepatitis B

Posted by Anonymous
...Does anybody know if there is a window period for HBV? If We worry about HIV then HBV is also a concern. Read more »