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Can A Child Be Born With Hep C

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caregiver/ should-shouldn't take a possile hepC baby

I was recently approached by a women looking for daycare. She told me she was HepC positive, and that her baby could be, but the doc., had told her he didn't think the the baby had it. I didn't know what to tell her. I have other children...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
YOU may look for another question about this same situation aswered today.The risks for yourself ,your staff,or the other children are minimal.Hepatitis C is only trasmmited by blood.The only way would be if blood of that baby entered in contact... Read more »

hepc and a baby

i sent this question in and have not gotten a response yet. at what age should you take your child... Read more »

is hepc cureable?

dear doc, iwant to ask that my husband is hepc+ and he was treated for 6 months and got... Read more »
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Personal Accounts

Add your story Personal stories in this guide Contributors People with direct experience of HIV and hepatitis coinfection, have written much of this guide. Their storie are included here, and cover dealing with a second diagnosis,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: Hepatitis C Awareness and Testing Campaign Launched

Hep C Connection is a new awareness and testing campaign aimed at alerting Coloradoans about hepatitis C virus, which is especially prevalent among baby boomers. Those born between 1946 and 1964 account for nearly 70 percent of HCV cases, and a new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HCV Coalition for the Cure Launches White House Petition to End Hepatitis C

On February 19, HCV Coalition Founder Margaret Dudley, along with her husband and many other advocates, announced a drive to obtain 100,000 signatures that they plan to present to the White House. Hepatitis C is the most widespread blood-borne... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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DIOS ME AYUDE

Posted by lll, 3 Replies
18 MESES DE PRUEBAS NEGATIVAS PARA VIH Y HEPATITIS C. UNA PCR DE HEPATITIS C A LOS 6 MESES Y OTRA DE VIH A LOS 18 MESES NEGATIVAS.PROBLEMAS: ME ENCUENTRO MAL, CANSANCIO EXTREMO, PEQUEAS MANCHAS, MAREOS, PERDIDA DE 6 KG DE PESO, DOLORES MUSCULARES,... Read more »

Hep c delays seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I just found info that Hep c will delay seroconversion for Hiv test John Hopkis web site says that Hiv test will show positive 10-14 days after infection but Hep C can delay it to 6-8 weeks.does anyone know what are the symptoms of HEPc ?

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to kevin,and anyone who wants to read this.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
thanks for your support kevin,my risk was with a girl from korea,(south)and it was a condom failure.
about one month later i started sweating all the time,no-reason at all.then stomach upsets,rashes,then very painful feet.PN!.PROBLEMS ALL OVER MY... Read more »

From me to all

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone, I have read some questions posted to me. Well i did not expcet to hear that some of you dont believe my results. That is absolutely absturd! Why would someone me in this case, go so far as to say they were infected and that they... Read more »