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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 about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and another major infectionsuch as Hep C, they are co-infected. HIV is a virusthat attacks the immune system, killing the CD4+cells that help the body fight off...
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Is it going away?

My doctor like to be very vague with me when it comes to my questions concerning Hepatitis and HIV. I have HIV, and also had Hepatitis B when diagnosed. Now, after 8 months, I have started producing a "Hep B antibody". I have tried asking...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Aaron,If what he is saying is that the HBeAg has converted to HBeAntibody, then it is good news that usually means that the hepatitis B is under good control and you are no longer infectious. Ask him directly about e antigen and e antibody.... 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 to this topic. 2.If someone is infected with several... Read more »

My brother's lymphoma; will the HIV medications help it go away?

My brother was diagnosed in sept. 2000 with HIV. He had an enlarged liver and also hepatitis C. The doctor discovered a mass on his liver. Biopsy showed lymphoma. So in Dec 2000 He started chemotherapy called CHOP and had 8 sessions. He than had a...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Dear Concerned Sister: I'm sorry to hear about your brother's tough time, both in terms of nausea and in terms of the persistent tumor.1) The nausea should pass. Many patients have a two to three week break-in period with new HIV meds.... Read more »

Sorry to take away from your precious time

Hi Dr Bob, First of, your are a source of inspiration for everyone. You are truly one of the few good souls left on this planet.I have put a USD 100.00 cheque in the mail to your foundation. I hate to bother you and will be brief. 6 1/2 months ago I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Kitten,Your repeatedly negative HIV tests out to 26 weeks are definitive and conclusive. No further HIV tests are medically warranted; however, in light of the traumatic, non-consensual nature of your potential exposure, additional testing may... Read more »
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April Wardlow, executive director of AIDS Partnership, said many people dont even know they have HIV/AIDS.
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Hepatities

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is a Rash on the face and back along with burning in the legs and shoulders associated with any of the Hep a.c.d.? in otherwords are the nerve endings affected to produce a feeling of chills [without fever] ?

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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 »

Can vaginal warts go away on their own???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was just wondering if vaginal warts can just go away or if you have to get them removed???????????????? Read more »