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Anyone else out there had Hepatitis-B? PLS answer!

Posted by MarkyMark, 3 Replies
I know this doesnt have anything to go with HIV, but there were no forums for Hepatitis-B so I figure I would give this a shot. I have been goin through an acute episode of Hepatitis-B for 3 months now and cant seem to find anyone out there who has... Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »
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HIV, TB or HEP-B after Nipple Sucking!

Dear Doctor...Is there any chance one could contract HIV, TB or HEPATITIS-B after Nipple Sucking! That too, I did not suck, I licked once or twice and I licked once or twice both the nipples.The questions and answers seen in this forum was dated...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
There is no risk from what you're talking about.To get HIV, someone needs to get a significant amount of body fluid with HIV to go inside of their body.If you're merely licking and sucking on someone's nipples that's a far cry... Read more »

urine exposure to hbv

i have been reading in the BRITISH MEDICAL JOURNALabout urine exposure to hbv the discussion was about23 men with chronic liver disease who werepositive for hepatitis B antigen and they are saying that it is possible to be infected from there...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I did not have time to read the entire article since I need to answer many questions tonight, although it looks very interesting...However, I will say that although a virus is recovered in a particular fluid, does not mean that we know it is... Read more »

Answer this please

Hi Expert, Could you explain the common symptoms of HIV for a 15 years old boy. I have this stupid cough since last 4 days.And i have itchy rashes in my feet 10-13 Red raised spots, i put alcohol and its so painful. Please help me...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYour age doesn't impact the symptoms of HIV what does is if you put yourself at risk of exposure for HIV transmission.The symptoms are not experienced the same by everyone but symptoms are similar to the common cold or flu: fever, fatigue,... Read more »

minor surgery gone wrong

Hello Doc, lovely Dr BobYou must be busy so I thought of trying again. Hope this okay and I would be grateful for a response if it is possible. Thanks Dr Bob for reading this and helping this worry wart.I had a recent minor surgery to remove a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.a) Extremely unlikely! Just how clumsy do you think your surgeons were?b) Anxiety doesn't produce "high fever." I'd suggest you see your doctor for an evaluation.Good luck.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... 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

Please note: An erratum has been published for this 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... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About HIV/AIDS

What is the difference between HIV and AIDS? How is HIV transmitted? What are the symptoms of HIV? What are the symptoms for AIDS? How long after a possible exposure should I be tested for HIV? I have heard there are many... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Q&A: Drs. Salim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Breakthrough Microbicide Researchers

An experimental vaginal gel is showing great promise in the fight against HIV. The groundbreaking new microbicide -- which contains the antiretroviral drug tenofovir (prescribed orally under the name Viread) -- has been shown to significantly cut... Read more »