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Can Men Father A Child With Hep C

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HepC Petrified 16 y.o. - please help

Dear doctor, please help, because I am so scared that I am unable to study these days. My situation is like this.My father was an army medical worker during peace times(Europe) 20 years ago. A few years ago I used(for many timese) on of dad's...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Max, share this burden with your parents! You should not generally share dental instruments like toothbrushes but there is very little to worry about! If you have any other risks, you may want to see the doctor and make sure you are vaccinated... Read more »

HepC Petrified 16 y.o. - RESULT

Dear doctor,Thank you very much for your answer. My father said that I was vaccinated againts hep B... Read more »

HepC, 1b - PCR HCV NEGATIVE!

Dear Dr,I'm 36 year old men, with University education.I have had Hep C, genotype 1b. I was... Read more »
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Personal Accounts

Add your story Personal stories in this guide Contributors People with direct experience of HIV and hepatitis coinfection, have written much of this guide. Their storie are included here, and cover dealing with a second diagnosis,... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

My Fight for a Hepatitis C Cure

Lynda Dee I thought I had dodged a bullet. I had stopped using heroin intravenously in the early '70s and tested HIV negative. My husband wasn't so lucky -- he died of complications from AIDS in 1987, two years after our son died from SIDS. I... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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T-cells dropping and Interferon

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
HI, my son's father is HIV+ and has HEPc also.. his viral count is undecectable and t-cell count has always been around 400+..he started interferon for the hepc about 4 weeks ago. 2 weeks ago he had blood drawn and his T cell count was under 300..... Read more »

DIOS ME AYUDE

Posted by lll, 3 Replies
18 MESES DE PRUEBAS NEGATIVAS PARA VIH Y HEPATITIS C. UNA PCR DE HEPATITIS C A LOS 6 MESES Y OTRA DE VIH A LOS 18 MESES NEGATIVAS.PROBLEMAS: ME ENCUENTRO MAL, CANSANCIO EXTREMO, PEQUEAS MANCHAS, MAREOS, PERDIDA DE 6 KG DE PESO, DOLORES MUSCULARES,... Read more »

What else can I do?

Posted by Helpless, 3 Replies
Hello Everyone
I need some help/suggestions. A woman I've know for the past 10 years is preparing herself for a battle. She was diagnosed HIV+/ HepC in 1986. We meet and dated for a couple of years, now were just very close friends. We're actually... Read more »

Friend posted here yesterday and I'm MAD!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Who ever would call someone "ignorant" cuz she made a mistake posting her ?? is a freakin insensitive moron! Isn't the reason people post on this thread in specific is cuz they do not know if what they heard is true or not?? I thought she was being... Read more »