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Can Pregnancy Mask Hepatitis

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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 prescription
Ask the Experts

Hepatitis B and Pregnancy

Is it safe for a pregnant woman diagnosed with Hepatitis B to take ginseng?Does it have an abortive effect?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I cannot answer this. You will need to discuss with your OB doc. Read more »

Hepatitis B and Pregnancy

Is it possible to an unborn child to acquire hep B from a mother who is been positive to hep B for almost 3 years?Is there any vaccination to be given to the child as soon as the mother gave birth?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis B vaccine and immunoglobulin are extremely effective in preventing transmission. Discuss this with your OB doctor. Read more »

Hepatitis C and pregnancy

I have hepatitis C And my boyfriend is waiting for the results.But I am affraid what if one day we can't have children and will the baby be affected by the virus?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Women who give birth uncommonly pass hepatitis C onto their babies - only about 5 percent of the time. Furthermore, many of these babies clear the infection on their own. Finally, Read more »

Hepatitis B Treatment During Pregnancy

Hi,I was diagnosed with chronic hepatitis B about 10 years ago and recently my doctor said that I have a high level of HBV DNA and high level of liver chemistries and viral load. She recommended that I get treatment right away. However, I am trying...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You should see a specialist in this area for further counseling. This is somewhat complex issue and difficult to answer by the internet. Read more »
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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 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 »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...phosphotase): liver enzyme Bilirubin: blood pigment High enzyme levels can indicate liver damage caused by medications, alcohol, hepatitis (an inflammation of the liver), or street drugs. LFTs also include bilirubin, a blood pigment. High... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...pneumonia. The vaccine takes 2 or 3 weeks to become effective. The protection lasts for about 5 years in people with HIV. Hepatitis (see Fact Sheet 506 ): Hepatitis can be caused by several different viruses. Vaccines exist for hepatitis... Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »