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Are Hiv And Hepatitis Common Diseases Among Drug Addicts

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct blood-to-blood contact. Most people get hepatitis C (hep C) through injection drug use with
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hepatitis/aids

Can HIV and hepatitis be related in anyway?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
they are related in that they can both be acquired through injection drug use and through sex. Read more »

hepatitis vaccination for hiv+

does hiv+ and hepatitis B carrier need vaccination for hepatitis A and C? Thank you.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thank you for your post.First off, there is no vaccination for hepatitis C.All persons with HIV (or gay, HIV negative men) should be offered vaccinations for hepatitis A and hepatitis B; this is a US national guideline recommendation. Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can't get to. I'll reprint some information about finding a cure below.Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Happy Holidays.Dr. BobTopping and Hep C (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C,... Read more »

Hepatitis C and HIV

Truvada based regimen used for treatment of Hepatitis B viral infection is said to be ineffective for Hepatitis C. What in your opinion will be the best drug combinations in a resource limited setting?.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...not going to be more affordable..Furthermore the other medications (entecavir and telbivudine) do not offer therapy against HIV. Read more »
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Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...developing clinical decompensation, including death. This complication has been observed in about 10% of patients in the APRICOT (AIDS Pegasys Ribavirin International Co-infection Trial) study 20 and in 2% of RIBAVIC (i.e., ANRS HC02) study... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...effectsof treatment. Protect yourself and others by not sharingdrug equipment and by having safer sex. CATIE (Canadian AIDSTreatment InformationExchange) provides extensive information aboutall aspects of HIV treatment. We also... Read more »
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Immune Reconstitution May Trigger Hepatic Flares in HIV/Hepatitis B Coinfected Patients Starting HAART

...Accompanying me on this interview is Dr. Gerald Pierone, an HIV clinician/researcher and the founder and executive director of the AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast in Fort Pierce, Florida. Megan Crane ... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

A Critical Review of the Research and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and Hepatitis & HIV Coinfection

...Infection: The Interferon Story Experimental Treatments & New Areas of Research for Hepatitis C Virus Infection Hepatitis and HIV Coinfection Current Opinions & Controversies in Hepatitis C Virus Infection Research and Policy... Read more »
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Hepatitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...in the spanish forum about a questions posed to "Dr. Santana" in the ask the experts section (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SpanishTreatment/Archive/LaPrueba/Q172788.html). Here the good doctor advises that if co infected with hepatitis, he... Read more »

Hepatitis y HIV??

Posted by jsco, 2 Replies
...Hola a todos alguien tiene informacion si la hepatitis B o C hace indetectable al virus del HIV y cuanto tiempo tarda en ser dectectable si lo tenes? es el unico analisis que no me he hecho. Gracias Read more »

HIV,Diabetes,HEPATITIS

Posted by JFLYNNEVO8
...Hello check this out i ran across this company that is out of thailand who has helped people with cancer, hepatitis, hiv aids, and Diabetes. Here is there website check them out ... Read more »

HIV and hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...if you had sex with a person who has hepatitis and HIV at the same time, can you contract both HIV and hepatitis or if you get hepatitis from a person who has HIV also, can you get Read more »