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Can A Person Die From Hepatitis

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hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'll post some information about hepatitis C transmission from the archives below.Dr. BobGuide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIVTesting, Coinfection, Treatment Read more »

Living with an HIV and Hepatitis B Pos itive Person

It has recently come to my attention that my roomate is HIV and Hepatitis B Positive. He shares... Read more »

Is PrevPac ok for people who have inactive hepatitis b?

I'm inactive carrier of hepatitis b. I got it in the 1990s(I had tested negative for hbsag in... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

...HIV, which dies in less than a minute outside the body, HCV survives and is infectious in dried blood for days or even weeks. People can become infected by sharing items that contain only tiny traces of dried blood. HCV can be transmitted... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...List: www.hblist.org This online e-mail list was begun in 1998. It provides invaluable resourceinformation and support to persons with hepatitis B and/or their family andfriends. Members sign up from countries all over the world, including,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Drug Combination More Effective at Treating People Co-Infected With HIV, Hepatitis C, NEJM Studies Say

...published in the July 29 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine , Reuters reports. Approximately 300,000 HIV-positive people in the United States also have hepatitis C; the standard treatment for hepatitis C is ribavirin and interferon,... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Low-Dose Adefovir for the Treatment of Chronic Hepatitis B in HIV-Infected People

...Hepatitis, or inflammation of the liver, is a frequent problem among HIV-infected people that can have serious health consequences. The Read more »
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Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...Over 300,000 (and I personally believe this figure is way outdated) are coinfected HIV/HCV. The leading cause of death with people with AIDS is liver related. The Hepatitis C community can learn much from AIDs advocates and activists, but more... Read more »

Tratamiento para Hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hola a todos, investigando en red, he encontrado que existe cura para la hepatitis b, que consiste en vacunar a la persona en tres oportunidades en diferentes momentos. Quisiera que me digan si hay vacunas para Read more »

HIV and hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...if you had sex with a person who has hepatitis and HIV at the same time, can you contract both HIV and hepatitis or if you get hepatitis from a person who has HIV also, can Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
...disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms at all. ... Read more »