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Can Emergency Medical Tech Have Hepatitis C

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct
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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 and Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining Read more »

Hepatitis c risk

I broke a glass ware and cut my hand and arm at home 3 hours after I came back from Emergency waiting room. Those two cuts are small with light bleeding. I did spend four hours in ER waiting room and there were several patients in the same waiting...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I would not worry about your risk. There are no proven cases of hepatitis C transmission from an environmental contamination. If HCV was this easy to catch - everyone would be infected. Read more »

hepatitis c

I have my medical exam last month and when i got my result i found out that i have hepatitis c. The doctor gave me godex capsule to take for 2 weeks before i have to be tested again if i still have it. Is 2 weeks really enough for me to be...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...If you have no risk factors for hepatitis C you will want to have a more specific test for this infection - A RIBA test is more specific and used in patients who may have Read more »
Articles
Brown Medical School

Developing a Systematic Approach to Hepatitis C for Correctional Systems: Controversies and Emerging Consensus

...Abuse Cost Conclusion Footnotes Introduction As guidelines for the diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) emerge in the community at large, correctional medical communities are wrestling with the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nevada: Vegas Hepatitis C Outbreak Spurs New Laws

... New state laws enacted in the aftermath of a Las Vegas clinic-based hepatitis C outbreak should lessen the risk of a repeat, officials say. More than 50,000 patients were notified last year that they should Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV, Hepatitis C Prevalence in Canadian Prisons Presents "Clear" Health Risk, Ontario Medical Association Says

...HIV and hepatitis C infections are "[r]ampant" in Canadian prisons and present a "clear and present health risk" to inmate populations, prison guards Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »