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Are All Types Of Hepatitis Contagious

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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 (including prescription medications),
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urine exposure to hbv

i have been reading in the BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNALabout urine exposure to hbv the discussion was about23 men with chronic liver disease who werepositive for hepatitis B antigen and they are saying that it is possible to be infected from there...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I did not have time to read the entire article since I need to answer many questions tonight, although it looks very interesting...However, I will say that although a virus is recovered in a particular fluid, does not mean that we know it is... Read more »

Vaccinations for externship?

Hi. I am totally confused as to whether or not I can receive the vaccines that I need to go on my externship as a Medical Assistant. My doctor wants to put deferred on the form that the college provides but, this is not acceptable to the school. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...and need to get Yellow Fever and Typhoid Fever vaccinations. Are these safe for someone recently infected? Are there certain types of vaccines that should be avoided, i.e. live virus vaccintaions? Should I avoid the immunizations? Should I cancel... Read more »

Immunizations

I've spent hours searching for an answer to this. I am going on a mission trip soon and need to get Yellow Fever and Typhoid Fever vaccinations. Are these safe for someone recently infected? Are there certain types of vaccines that should be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...people who use street drugs or who inject drugs.Influenza (Flu): A flu vaccine is offered each year, based on the most active type of flu. Flu shots are recommended for all people with HIV. For best protection, you should get the shot by... Read more »

arv and contagion(FINDINGS SUGGEST HIV CAN BE TRANSMITTED FROM MSM WITH UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD 2008)

friend on arv for 2 years says he is no longer contagious is this possible
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the original viral infection, it creates immunity against that virus. Re-infection occurs almost constantly, however, in some types of infection, such as the cold or flu viruses, because each new version of those new viruses is substantially... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver ; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver>; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...infections can all cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver; the most common types are hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...diagnosed until years later. The first step in treating hep C is to find out which type of hep C you have. There are at least six types of hep C. Most people with hep C in the US have type 1. Types 1 and 4 are harder to treat than types 2 or 3. ... Read more »
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ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 4 Replies
...tambien tuve dolores fuertes de cabeza , y ahora despues de casi dos meses sigo igual , nose que creer ya que me hize pruebas de hepatitis , de fiebre reumatoide y nada , y mis plaquetas estan normales , mi fosfatasa alcalina esta super elevada... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites. What are the possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is... Read more »

PLEASE HELP ME KIND PEOPLE

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...BANK LOAD OF BLOOD TESTS,BUT THE DOCS SEEM CONFUSED,I MIGHT GO TO FRANCE,THEY SEEM MORE CLUED UP,ABOUT THIS NASTY VIRUS.PLEASE KIND AMERICANS AND EVERYONE HELP ME.IM SAD AND PATHETIC.........JOHN. LONELY..... Read more »

After 15 Months Just Tested POS!!!

Posted by pozsailor1, 5 Replies
...telling numerous Docs all along there is something wrong with me. That's what led me to hiv, big mistake. I still have groggy type headaches, slight confusion, muscle spasms/aches soft stools, fatigue and floaters, but I AM going to believe my... Read more »