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Active Chronic Hepatitis

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Chronic Active Hepatitis B

Just in need of some clarification. I was told probably eight years ago after having hepatitis B that it was chronic active. I have never paid much attention to that aspect of my health. Myfocus has always been on HIV, and I have not had any more...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...acute hepatitis B will become chronicallyinfected. Of those, 70% develop chronic persistent hepatitis (CPH) and 30% develop chronic active hepatitis (CAH). Although the only sure way to tell the difference is to do a liver biopsy, CPH is... Read more »

Hepatitis B treatments ?

...that involved what are the available treatments for active chronic Hepatitis B and what are the... Read more »

Hepatitis B positive

Is it possible to be HBsAG +ve and HBeAG -ve and remain asympotic during the initial acute phase of... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis Medication May Be Linked to Drug-Resistant HIV: Health Canada

...development of drug-resistant HIV in one patient. Baraclude (entecavir) in June received Canadian approval for use by adults with active chronic hepatitis B infection. Bristol-Myers Squibb Canada has informed Health Canada that a US patient... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and HIV Coinfection

...for alpha interferon therapy, this might have affected the outcome [abstract 60806]. Side Effects of HBV/HCV Coinfection Chronic active hepatitis (CAH) and cirrhosis are the most relevant complications of long-term HIV survivors with HBV/HCV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Silymarin (Milk Thistle)

What Is Silymarin? What Are the Benefits of Silymarin? Why Do People With HIV Use Silymarin? How Is Silymarin Used? What Are the Side Effects? How Does It Interact With Other Therapies? How Do We Know It Works? The Bottom... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work! This is maybe not the right place to do this but still: There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long... Read more »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS, Hepatitis C, BSE: Infectious or Intoxication Diseases? Claus Khnlein, Germany English translation and English edit by Jrgen Faas, Kathy McMahon and Fintan Dunne. With kind permission by the ... Read more »

Who do I believe?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, I am positive and unsure about what is safe and not safe. I have a partner who I have not been able to be with since diagnosis. Everytime I feel comfortable enough to resume sexual relations with this person, I read on aidsmeds or another... Read more »

NAT testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know anything about Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) I was told that blood banks use it to seek the virus in donated Blood. How effective is it? I have had numberous negitive Elisa test from home Access over the past six months( with no risky... Read more »