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Are There More Hbv Carriers Than Hiv

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chronic HBV carrier infected with hiv

dear Dr.,As a chronic hbv carrier, if i'm infected with hiv, can hbv delay hiv seroconversion. 3 months still negative...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would be much more concerned about delayed seroconversion in the setting of acute HBV infection - not a chronic carrier state.... Read more »

high vl hbv carrier and newly hiv infected

I'm a hbv carrier of 10 mil vl starting treatment with Baraclude 8 days ago. I've just... Read more »

hbv carrier and newly hiv infected

I'm a hbv carrier and might be newly hiv infected. On the 5th week after my first risk... Read more »
Articles
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Treatment of Chronic HBV in HIV-Coinfected Patients

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and HIV share similar routes of transmission. As a consequence, up to 80 percent of HIV-infected patients have serological markers of present or past HBV infection. The prevalence of HIV-infected persons carrying hepatitis B... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea Reports Highest Annual Increase in AIDS Virus Carriers in 2005

South Korea recorded 680 new HIV infections last year, its highest-ever annual increase since the nation's first diagnosis in 1985, health officials said Monday. That brings the total number of South Koreans known to have HIV to 3,829, 721 of whom... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Poll: Israelis Still Avoid Social Contact With HIV Carriers

The Israeli public still stigmatizes people with HIV/AIDS, with 48 percent of respondents in a new Israel AIDS Task Force poll saying they would not go to a dentist who also treats such patients, and 53 percent demanding that carriers make their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Despite Progress, World Still Failing HIV Carriers, Says AIDS Chief

Preventable worldwide HIV/AIDS deaths in the millions are the result of a "shameful failure" of the global community to do all it could to combat the disease, the head of the International AIDS Society said Sunday ahead of the 4th IAS Conference in... Read more »
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Insurance carrier in NY/CT?

Posted by willy, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone knows of insurance carriers in the NY/CT area that are particularly good to deal with if you have HIV? Or any that I should avoid? My COBRA policy is running out soon, my new employer doesn't provide insurance and I need... Read more »

Co-infection HIV-HBV chronic

Posted by MPL1160
I am looking to connect with other coinfected with HBV chronic and share experience and info. I am in the NY metropolitan area but not necessarily looking for people in the same area. Anyone interested can either thread or email me direct at... Read more »

Multi-infections of HBV, HCV, HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
This sounds like science fiction, but.....
I have infected with HBV for around 20 years or so. The same applies to Hiv+. HCV occured about 16 years ago. I have no trouble with either of the HCV or HBV after initial liver enzyme elevation and... Read more »

HIV and HBV infection. If you have adice!!

Posted by pozz_in_SA
I would like to hear from people in the same boat as myself. I have to go and see my dr today again for additional tests and then to decide what to do next. As you can imagine I am shit scared and would like to get as much possible info. What meds... Read more »