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Are Hepatitis And Herpes The Same Thing

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Is Hepatitis and Herpes the same

Dr. My question is: Is Hepatitis and Herpes the same or from the same family?And can a codeine overdose cause Hepatitis A,B or C ...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
The answer is no! Herpes viruses are their own family and include genital herpes, the virus that causes cankasores and chicken pox. Hepatitis A B and C are all different from each other and belong to different virus families. The important thing to... Read more »

Herpes or Hepatitis?

1-Is herpes always infectious when you have an out break?2- Is Hepititus B still infectious to... Read more »

unprotected-insertive oral sex at risk for hpv syphilis hepatitis herpes?

Thank you for your informative asnwers to our questions. My question is: I recently received... Read more »
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Project Inform

Two Things Everyone Could Do to End HIV and Hepatitis C

As it has been since the first day HIV emerged as a major threat, the condom continues to be one of the two most effective tools we have for preventing HIV transmission, responsible for preventing massive numbers of cases of HIV. The other, of... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

25 Things You Should Know if You Are HIV-Positive

25 Do not eat raw meat, raw fish, or raw eggs. These foods can make you sick. 24 Take a multivitamin and a high-potency supplement of B complex vitamins everyday. 23 If you've never had hepatitis A or B, ask your doctor about... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

25 Things You Need to Do if You Have HIV

Table of Contents Introduction 25 Things You Need to Do if You Have HIV If you have HIV, start care as soon as possible witha health care provider or medical group that has HIV experience. With your HIV provider's help, decide when to... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Hepatitis Info Sheet

Hepatitis Chart Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C How do you get it? Hep A is passed between people through rimming (anal-oral sex), dirty plates, and glasses. "Employees must wash hands before returning to work", or outbreaks in... Read more »
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Sintomas HPV o Herpes sin lesiones ?

Posted by Anonymous
Tengo un picor constante en el conducto que va de la vulva hacia el utero. Me han realizado una citologa y un cultivo ( aparte de pruebas en sangre de silfilis, hepatitis, cultivo viral para herpes, y VIH ) , y todo ha dado negativo, pero desde una... Read more »

let's talk about herpes!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i never experienced herpes before all this, and i am still not sure this is what it is. painful cracks at the corners of my mouth from time to time, weird little scabby things inside my nose, now whitish looking scabby things at inner labia area and... Read more »

Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »

Can HIV antibodies cross react in a herpes test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi folks,
I am wondering if HIV antibodies can be mistakenly be picked up by HSV-2 IgG ELISA. This may cause false positive for HSV-2. ELISA (even for HSV-2) being a more sensitive test as compared to specific has been always known to throw in false... Read more »