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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including
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spread by birth

my father has hepetitis B, and C and I was born after he had a blood tranIs it possible that I have it?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Spread of hepatitis B or C at birth is dependent on the infection status of your mother. You should have testing to be certain. Read more »

Hepatitis B

I did test positive for hepatitis B and i and pregnant. Is there any chance that it will not spread and can i be given medication.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You will need to discuss with your physician to determine the level of the virus in your blood. You will need follow-up in your pregnancy. Then your baby will receive HBV vaccine and immunoglobulin after birth to protect Read more »

kissing

Can Hepatitis be exchanged during kissing! what are the chances....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis A is spread through contaminated food and water.Hepatitis B and C are spread through blood to blood exposures so kissing is definitely Read more »

hepatitis c

A friend of mine was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. She has a 12 year old boy, she was just wondering if it can spread to her child in any way.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is spread by exposure to contaminated blood - either through injection drug use or sexual exposure. For family members we recommend Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Diagnosis / Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Overview What is hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...unsterilized equipment. The risk of infection from blood transfusions and blood products in the US is virtually zero. Hep C spreads more easily than HIV through contact with infected blood. In the US, about 4 times as many people have hep C as... Read more »
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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 »

unusual symptoms

Posted by Meagan, 4 Replies
i have a relative who is h.i.v positive ive been dealing with that and i am coping well however i am beginning to be concerned about my own health recently i have been having a minor ear ache and a swollen toungue and now i have white bumps in the... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Hepatitis and Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...People have been posting that if you are coinfected with Hepatitis C, you will need longer to seroconvert for HIV. Does anybody know anything about transmission about Hepatitis C? I know that Read more »