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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 »

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 contact, I... 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 also found... Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...drugs(including prescription medications), poisons, and some viruses can all causehepatitis. Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus(HBV). Worldwide, 350,000,000 people are infected with HBV, and 10% of these arealso... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Entecavir in Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)/HIV Co-Infected Patients

... Previously, the guidelines recommended entecavir as an option for patients who required treatment for Hepatitis B virus (HBV) but not HIV infection. This recommendation was based on in vitro data showing no significant activity of entecavir... Read more »
Brown Medical School

Hepatitis B Virus: Transmission, Prevention, Treatment and HIV Co-Infection

...Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection is very common with over 350 million chronically infected people worldwide including 1.25 million in the United Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

...article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer, liver... Read more »
Connect With Others

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Pegasys for HBV

Posted by shannon, 2 Replies
Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling it? Thanks, Shannon Read more »

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... 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 »