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Are Body Sores A Result Of Hepatitis

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AIDS InfoNet

Mitochondrial Toxicity

...analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors (AZT, 3TC, ddI, d4T, and abacavir) all inhibit pol gamma to some degree. MT is more likely to occur the longer you take these drugs. Different medications build up in different parts of the body. This could explain how MT caused by different drugs can lead to side effects in different parts of the body. We know that MT can cause muscle weakness in people taking AZT. It is probably the cause of "fatty...
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Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ELISA) out to nine months are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Your negative hepatitis C antibody and negative HBsAg (hepatitis B surface antigen) indicated you do not have hepatitis B or C.... Read more »

Follow-up Question about Hep C and HIV Coinfection (DELAYED SEROCONVERSION: HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection 2009)

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for your prompt response. I will be making a donation at www.concertedeffort.org tomorrow. I have just a couple of questions I meant to ask previously.My risk event occurred as a result of a sexual assault from a man from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello ATC,Would the DNA PCR miss subtypes found in China? No.Would the window be delayed beyond six months due to hepatitis C and HIV? No. You don't have HIV or hepatitis C. (See below.)You are awaiting another CBC, hepatitis C antibody-test and... Read more »

PCR Test?

Hey Doctor Bob: FIRST AND FOREMOST, you should remind all your readers that end of year charity contributions are PERFECT for tax deductions! I donate to your charity every December! Thanks for your kind notes! Fast question for you... I've read...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...recommend PCR testing for routine HIV testing for a variety of reasons, including the rate of false-positive results.As for hepatitis B, the diagnosis is made with a combination of tests that look for specific fragments of the hepatitis B virus... Read more »

Feel like my body is seizing up with deep achiness/soreness

I feel like i've been beat up or something...have achy soreness in shoulders down arms in knees and entire legs. Especially upper body but, hips and legs too. I recently stopped and restarted vioxx. I take videx ec, kaletra, and zerit for hiv. ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I do not know what your muscle aches are due to. You may just be coming down with a seasonal viral infection. If it persists, see your doctor. Good luck! Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Diagnosis / Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Overview What is hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use,... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Hepatitis: Is Your Doctor in the Dark?

...(name changed) recent STD screening at a Chicago public health clinic. "I don't have HIV," the college student says, "but I have hepatitis B -- which I never heard of before. Hepatitis is an infectious, blood-borne virus that inflames the liver.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for Health Professionals

... Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Transmission, Symptoms, and Treatment Hepatitis B Serology Hepatitis B Vaccination Overview and Statistics What are the case definitions for reportable Hepatitis Read more »
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Trust my negative results?

Posted by Franek, 3 Replies
...what put me in panic mode over HIV and STIs in the first place. In all probability she is HIV+ and perhaps co-infected with Hepatitis as in photos of her husband he looks yellow and she has several bottles of Milk Thistle about the house. That... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

im weak......7 weeks negative is useless

Posted by regretidiotz, 7 Replies
...them....these are too real to be true. now i have all kinds of thoughts....maybe i have hep and hiv co-infection (which delayed antibodies detection), maybe also other stds. i have some back aches and adbominal aches (not diarrhoea) which may or... Read more »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »