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Can You Get Hepatitis C From Staph Infection

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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 Cco-infection? When people have HIV and
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Recurring Staph Infections

I am a healthy HIV-er with an undetectable viral load and 1025 CD4 count. I'm currently taking Atripla, eat a healthy diet, and workout 4-5x/wk. Since contracting HIV, I have had numerous staph infections- 3 of them MRSA. I never had a single staph...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
MRSA skin infections are notoriously tough to clear even in HIV negative persons due partly to persistent reservoirs of infections (often nose, peri-anal area, surface of objects, partners also infected). Odds for clearance seem only modestly... Read more »

Staph Infection? HIV? Help?

I tend to send you these things every few months or so with hopes that one day you'll go ahead and reassure me that I can Woo-Hoo and move on with my life without dissecting each and every bump and cough I have, even though I've probably already...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, yes, I really do read all the posts!Next, HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. "Fear of being HIV infected" is your problem. You need to stop perseverating on a viral infection that you do not have and begin focusing on your... 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 Read more »

Staph infection and HIV

Hello Doctor,I would like to start off by thanking you for all the information and insight you provide via this website. It has been a great source of knowledge and sometimes even inspiration for me over the past couple of years. I tested positive...
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
Although I always like to get cultures of these kinds of infections, both to confirm the diagnosis, but also to get the antibiotic susceptibility testing to insure I am using the right antibiotic; it is highly likely this is a MRSA infection... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Forum on HIV/Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Co-infection with hepatitis C and HIV and the sexual transmission of hepatitis C will be the topics at a community forum this Monday in San Francisco. Participants Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexual Encounters With Undetectable HIV-Positive Men

...unprotected sex with undetectable positives. However, patients infected with hep C are usually not undetectable and can also transmit hepatitis C sexually. Thus, unsafe sex, although protective for HIV if the partners are undetectable, does not... Read more »
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Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections

...Because these organisms are resistant to drugs, treatment may require intravenous therapy. Some speculate that in urban areas staph infections may be spread through something as simple as sharing equipment at the gym. Doing something as simple as... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Haircut risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...recently. The barber nicked me when shaving my neck with the straight razor. I hardly felt it. What is the risk for aids or hepatitis c? I am freaking out here and worried sick. I haven't had any acute symptoms. Thanks. Read more »

Staph Infection

Posted by moonstarchild, 1 Reply
...sick with strep. I went to the doctor today to get cleared to go back to work and he told me that it wasn't strep it was a staph infection in my throat!!! I was already put on antibiotics, but I was still a little shocked and sad at the same... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »