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Still up to date? Guilt and anxiety for taking son to get haircut is killing me!

Dear Ms. Breuer,My 4 year son was nicked or "pinched" by an electric hair clippers/trimmers last month and I have worried about it ever since. When we got to the haircut place (fun kid place where they get to watch videos while they get their...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Yes, that answer is still valid. Thank you for doing some research before asking your question. Please ease your anxiety. And yes, I would still seek a more conscientious barber/hairdresser. But any risk to your son from what you describe approaches... Read more »

Atripla & Hepatitis B

I don't remember his exact words, but my doctor told me that Atripla has some protection against... Read more »

"What you dont know can kill you" and a further donation (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU)

Hi Dr BobI wrote you last week to say that after over a year of feeling really ill following some... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Linked to Lymphoma in Study

... New research finds that people chronically infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) are nearly two times as likely to develop non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL). HBV is already known to cause liver cancer -- around Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...not HBV hasbecome chronic. HBsAg (Hepatitis B Surface Antigen) HBsAgs are small protein particles on the surface of the hepatitis B virus. HBsAgs can bedetected and measured by a blood test. HBsAg testing is commonly used to screen for... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

The Other Hepatitis: The ABCs of HBV

...catastrophe -- approximately two billion people in the world today have, at some point in their lives, been infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Of these, 400 million people have chronic hepatitis B, which remains the leading cause of liver... Read more »
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AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses

Posted by new2this2010
...AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses Enlists Merck Cancer Medicine http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-02/aids-cure-quest-to-kill-sleeping-viruses-enlists-merck-cancer-medicine.html Read more »

i cant take this any longer..my anxiety is killing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i have all kinds of symptoms of hiv but not ars........if i was exposed to ARS a year ago would symptoms of the infection start only less than a year from when i got infected? im so lost...please any response is helpful! Read more »

the waiting is killing me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...from the doctor's office. Last Friday I called and they told me that the HIV came back negative but they were waiting on the hepatitis b and c test to come back. I thought they sent the blood to be tested at one place. How can they have the... Read more »

The waiting is killing me

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...practice and endorse safe sex put me at ease a little bit. Just want positive thoughts for a negative result, the waiting is killing me! Read more »