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HBV Treatment

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New HBV Treatments

I seem to remember reading on a HBV website about 6 months ago that there was a new emerging treatment for HBV that would bring the cure rate from 3% to 30%. Do you know anything about this?Also, my last HBV viral load was 100 and I seem to be...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I don't use the word "cure" with hepatitis B since it is integrated into the host genome. I think it sounds like you are doing extremely well on Truvada, which is combination Read more »

Can HIV & HBV treatment have effects on kidneys

...this has led me to wonder, can Atripla or other hiv/hbv treatment methods be harmful to the... Read more »

HIV + HBV Treatment

Hello, I'm 40 y.o., male, diagnosed with both HIV & HBV. I have taken Combivir and Kaletra for a... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Questions for Dr. Brust on HBV Treatment

...the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, is the author of " Low-Dose Adefovir for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B in HIV-Infected People ," which also appears in this issue of GMHC Treatment Issues. Is there a risk of... Read more »
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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Treatment of Chronic HBV in HIV-Coinfected Patients

...replication (positive for HBsAg and detectable HBV DNA) and elevated transaminase levels should be considered candidates for HBV treatment, even if criteria for HAART are not met yet. However, the optimal time for initiating anti-HBV therapy in... Read more »
Connect With Others

insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

Any other guys out there had Hepatitis-B??

Posted by MarkyMark, 9 Replies
I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has also gone through this and i have no one to talk to, I feel sooo alone and stressed out over this entire episode, I am hoping... 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 »

NOT A MYTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...cisih-mart@sasi.fr Although the simultaneous transmission of either human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus or HIV and hepatitis B virus from a single source has already been described, this is the first case of transmission to... Read more »