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Pre-hospital Care For Hepatitis

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Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Is there a vaccine, treatment, or a cure for Hepatitis? Where can I get Hepatitis A and B vaccines? How can I avoid getting Hepatitis? How can I learn more about Hepatitis? What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means "inflammation of the liver". There are seven known types of...
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Hepatitis B as a health care worker

I tested positive for Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) and antibodies to HEP B Virus Core (anti-HBc) and was wondering if I can still be a Surgical Tech. or any Allied Health occupation Thank you!...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
People who have chronic hepatitis B virus infection may work as health care workers. Factors to discuss with your doctor include your hepatitis B viral load, whether you will benefit from treatment for yourself and to reduce the risk of spread of... Read more »

hepatitis and health care workers

can an hepatitis patient become a medical doctor or a pharmacist....
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
People who have chronic hepatitis B and C virus infection may work as health care workers. Hepatitis B is much more contagious and requires careful treatment and monitoring in many cases, to reduce risk of transmitting to others.Factors to discuss... Read more »

Pre-employment physical

Hello,I have been offered a position in a health care facility (I am a nurse). Of course I have to have the pre-employment physical first. Question: On the physical form do I have to outright say I have HCV or is that to be later revealed in the...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Pre-employment physicals are for measuring fitness for work. There should be no direct question about HIV or HCV unless you are being asked whether you have any condition that prevents you from fulfilling the essential functions of the job. Given... Read more »

Hepatitis B pre-existing condition

I have been receiving treatment for Hepatitis B for about 2 years. Employment terminated. Is there insurer in southern California who will issue a policy to an individual with Hepatitis B? Thank you....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
If your coverage ended due to termination of employment, you should elect COBRA and at the end of COBRA apply for a HIPAA policy.... Read more »
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Vaginal sex experience with PRE-Herpesinfection?

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Naval Hospital Bethesda 1986

Posted by jpk, 1 Reply
I tested positive in May of 1986 and was transferred to Naval Hospital Bethesda for evaluation and treatment. I would like to hear from anybody else who was there during 1986-88.

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