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HBV Symptoms

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HIV & HBV coinfection symptoms

I was recently diagnosed with HIV & HVB in January 2011. I've had swelling in my feet, ankles and calves for almost a year now accompanied by hives & dark red rash covering my legs, feet, torso & forearms. I've been on the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am not sure what the swelling and rash is from quite frankly. This will need careful examination and perhaps a skin biopsy if your doctor can't tell what it is from by looking at it.You are on a good combination for your HIV and HBV... Read more »

Cough and Flue like symptoms and HBV

I have been taking Entecvir for the past 3 months and that has help drop the viral load down to... Read more »

HBV and nitght sweats

Hi i really would like to know if after being infected with HBV ...and many years down the line you... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Care-Related Exposure Linked to HCV, HBV Infection in Older Adults

Researcher Joseph Perz reported that older patients who received healthcare had increased risk of becoming infected with hepatitis C or hepatitis B. Patients' behavioral risks -- being in jail, using "non-injected illicit drugs," or having sex with... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Treatment of Chronic HBV in HIV-Coinfected Patients

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and HIV share similar routes of transmission. As a consequence, up to 80 percent of HIV-infected patients have serological markers of present or past HBV infection. The prevalence of HIV-infected persons carrying hepatitis B... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HBV/HCV Coinfection Linked to Younger Age, HIV, Male Sex

Researchers reviewed data on patients with the hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection who had been tested for hepatitis B between 1997 and 2005 from the National Veterans Affairs HCV Clinical Case Registry. Data indicate that 168,239 individuals who were... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

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

The SMART (the Strategic Management of Antiretroviral Therapy) study may have been one of the most important studies of 2006. 1 Initiated by the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded Terry Beirn Community Programs for Clinical Research... Read more »
Connect With Others

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. Anyone interested can either thread or email me direct at... Read more »

HBV Vaccine What can I expect?

Posted by ConcernBlkMan, 2 Replies
First timer here! Just wanted to know what can I expect when taking the HBV Vaccine. I'm about to start next month. I would like to hear, what can I expect? Are there any side effect and how was your T-cell response to this vaccine? Any info you... Read more »

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 HCV or HBV after initial liver enzyme elevation and... Read more »

Pegasys for HBV

Posted by shannon, 2 Replies
Hey ya'll!
My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects.
has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling it?
Thanks,
Shannon Read more »