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Can You Get A Vaccine For Hep C

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Hep A & Hep B Vaccines to a person with Hep C

What do you know about the viral load raising after a person with Hep C has been vaccinated against Hep A & Hep B - vaccines given at the same time 20 days before blood was drawn.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
We don't have much data on this possible phenomenon. But given this happens in those infected with HIV where the HIV viral load increases after immunization, likely as a result of immune activation, it is very plausible this would occur. Read more »

plz answr: engaged. : hep c vaccine and hiv antibody test

Dr.,Thank you so much for your time. I am engaged to get married soon to a woman who would have no... Read more »

Enlarged Liver

Is an enlarged live a sign of a Hep A,B, or C infection? My PCP said my liver was large, but smooth... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

St. Louis University to Begin Trial of Preventive Hepatitis C Vaccine

... St. Louis University 's Center for Vaccine Development is launching the first clinical trial of a hepatitis C vaccine in the United States, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The trial, which will be conducted in conjunction with Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: Newsletter on HIV/AIDS Treatment, Clinical Trials; Hepatitis C Treatment Program; Articles on AIDS Law, Vaccine Research

...antiretroviral medication through state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs to access a national program to provide medication to treat chronic hepatitis C at no cost (NASTAD release , 2/18). AIDS & Public Policy Journal , American Bar... 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 »
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Very Stressed, OCD , Sleepless . Can anyone help

Posted by sam111, 1 Reply
...this and asked him about bleaching and autoclave . He said they don't do that for the small glass plates. He was ignorant about hep c . I advised him to use bleach and hot water and returned very stressed and worried. One thing was sure . When i... Read more »

Hep A, B, & C?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...shots, actually 4 because of timing. does that mean i'm safe from hep B? then hep A is contracted through contact with feces? hep C would be from blood like needle sharing or such? i have not shared needles just tattoos and no poop contact... Read more »

Stressed

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had a risky sexual encounter just over 2 weeks ago.About a week ago I started to develop abdominal pain,which seems to be getting more noticeable.The pain im experiencing seems to be dull and ongoing.Please can you tell me if this could be a... Read more »

Keep getting worried...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...test at 15 weeks last Wednesday (April 5) and am awaiting the results. Now I'm worried that I may also have been infected with Hepatitis C (I've been vaccinated against A & B), as I've been getting pains in the upper right part of my body.... Read more »