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Dying from Hep C

I am very concerned that my husband is going to die. I would like to know what comes before dying. When will we know he is going to die, and what will his death be like? His white count is low, and he is on treatment with interferon. He has...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
You did not give information about the status of the liver ,age ,and other clinical details to have an idea of your husband's condition.I assume that, if he is receiving thrapy,he has no end stage disease or decompensated liver disease.Only around... Read more »

Cunnilingus & Hep B: Am I going to Die!!!!

Hello Doc. Really like your Q&A board, very informative. I've been worried sick for the last 3... Read more »

HVC Antibodies

I tested positive for HVC antibodies <1.11 my doctor ran a HVC AB RIBA test and it came back... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

It is safest to use a new, sterile syringe and equipment (including cotton, filters, caps, spoons, cookers and alcohol swabs) every time you inject. You can get new syringes in exchange for used ones at needle exchange programs or you can... Read more »
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... 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 about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Emtriva

Common Name: emtricitabine or FTC Brand Name: Emtriva Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 200 mg capsule once a day, with or without food, and... Read more »
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PLEASE...I AM DYING...

Posted by goingmad, 1 Reply
I have been to all the sites and discussed my fears but I need to know...HAS ANYONE ON HERE OR A LOVED ONE TESTED HIV POS. AFTER 13 WEEKS? ...here is my story I had an exposure 51/2 months ago in healthcare where a droplet of blood went in to my... Read more »

so sick

Posted by Anonymous
every morning I am so sick feel feverish and want throw up short of breath, fast heart beat, eye are so red. doctor said I have chronic reactivated EBV he don't know why? sending me to id doctor. I feel like im dying never felt like this before... Read more »

negative boyfriend/sex question

Posted by chuntzu, 9 Replies
In November I cheated on my boyfriend and was subsequently diagnosed as positive. He has stayed with me, to my surprise, and things are very stable right now. In addition to being positive I am also an alcoholic and am struggling to quit. The night... Read more »

Help needed on haircut problem.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Today I had hair cut, and I got one small cut on my neck by the hair dresser's razor. I asked the hair dresser if he disinfected the razor before he used it on me, he said no. He said the razor was only simply washed by water after each customer's... Read more »