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Can An Hbv Or Hiv Carrier Have No Symptoms But Spread The Disease To Others

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Inactive HBV carrier having unprotected sex with active HBV carrier

Hello Doctor.I am a HBV inactive carrier with HBs Ag+, HBe Ag-, HBV DNA(PCR)=4055 copies/mL, ALT and AST are within normal.I want to have unprotected sex with my new girlfriend who is an active HBV carrier with 100s of millions of copies/mL. We went...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I personally would be concerned about this. In HIV, for example, we know that patients can be "superinfected" with another strain of virus. I would be concerned that the same thing could happen in this situation that you describe.... Read more »

high vl hbv carrier and newly hiv infected

I'm a hbv carrier of 10 mil vl starting treatment with Baraclude 8 days ago. I've just... Read more »

hbv carrier and newly hiv infected

I'm a hbv carrier and might be newly hiv infected. On the 5th week after my first risk... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Disease Causes AIDS-Like Symptoms but Not Spread Through Virus

"Researchers have identified a mysterious new disease that has left scores of people in Asia and some in the United States with AIDS-like symptoms even though they are not infected with HIV," the Associated Press reports. "This is another kind of... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis B? How Is HBV Spread? Prevention of HBV Diagnosis and Treatment HIV Treatment for People Who Are Also Infected With HBV (Co-Infected) What Is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis is an inflammation, or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vietnam Reports 1,300 New HIV Carriers

Vietnam reported 1,299 HIV cases in the first half of this year, raising the total number to 67,100, a source from the Ministry of Health said Monday. The country now has 10,200 AIDS cases, and more than 5,700 people have died from the disease. In... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea Reports Highest Annual Increase in AIDS Virus Carriers in 2005

South Korea recorded 680 new HIV infections last year, its highest-ever annual increase since the nation's first diagnosis in 1985, health officials said Monday. That brings the total number of South Koreans known to have HIV to 3,829, 721 of whom... Read more »
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Let's Stop Spreading the Disease

Posted by Anonymous
I've read in a few post where people said that if a person doesn't ask about your status there is no need to tell them. On top of that, if they don't ask for a condom don't worry about. Some men even lie about their status for a quick roll in the... Read more »

Insurance carrier in NY/CT?

Posted by willy, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone knows of insurance carriers in the NY/CT area that are particularly good to deal with if you have HIV? Or any that I should avoid? My COBRA policy is running out soon, my new employer doesn't provide insurance and I need... Read more »

for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!

This is maybe not the right place to do this but still:

There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »

Spitting Spreads HIV, believes 1 out of 10

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
according to BBC News, a recent report finds that 1 out of 10 people in the UK still think HIV can be transmitted through spitting or kissing. even more alarming is that 1 out of 5 don't know it can be spread between a man and woman. Read more »