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This Fact Sheet contains selected contact information for organizations providing HIV/AIDS services and information, both within New Mexico and nationally. For more information, contact your closest Health Management Alliance (listed below), or the New Mexico HIV/AIDS/STD/Hepatitis Hotline at 1-800-545-2437. National Resources AIDS Info (US Department of Health and Human Services): (800) 448-0440 www.aidsinfo.nih.gov/ Centers for Disease...
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support groups

I would like to talk to other people with Hep C. Is there any online support groups...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would consider asking the National HCV coalition:nationalhepatitis-c.org... Read more »

autoimmune hepatitis

is autoimmune hepatitis genetic or hereditary ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It is suspected that some patients may have a genetic predisposition, but it is not known for sure. There are two types of autoimmune hepatitis. One can develop in people of any age. The other type, usually develops in only girls or young women and... Read more »

Autoimmune hepatitis

Dear Dr Dieterich,I am not so sure if you are the right specialist about this topic, but i need desperate help!!!!!.My girlfrient was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis last june. She had a lots of infections inclding pink eye last winter. After...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Autoimmune hepatitis is most commonly found in women who are young. It usually requires lifelong treatment. The chances of developing liver cancer are very small if it is treated. There really has to be cirrhosis for liver cancer to be a real worry.... Read more »

Chronic HBV can lead to autoimmune hepatitis?

Hello Dr McGovern,I have been a life-long carrier of Hepatitis B for 40 years. My doctor believes I am an inactive carrier because my liver function tests, ALT, AST have been consistently normal. (By normal, I mean ALT < 33 IU, not like the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I looked up the journal article you found, but you will note that this is only a studies of laboratory phenomena...There are no liver biopsy results reported. Autoimmune disease is a diagnosis based on liver histology in most cases. Some patients... Read more »
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hiv support groups for professionals

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am a forty-one year old black male and I would like to know if there any hiv support groups for professionals.

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nueva prueba en usa para vih

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elisa de 5 generacion en usa para octubre

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Los Laboratorios Abbot no son los nicos en reconocerlo:

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Non-support from Churches in USA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My best friend and son died of AIDS, January 25, 1997. It's been five years and still seems like yesterday. I am a Christian, member of one of the largest Baptist church in the south. I am on a crusade, mission, whatever, to get more
churches,... Read more »