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Can You Get Hepatitis From Smoking Pot

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Smoking a Cig with someone who has hepatitis B or C

I just fount out that a friend has hepatitis C. We shared a cigerette and the next day she told me that she has it. Is it possible to catch it if she has hepatitis C OR B. I know she said she has C, but reading up on it hepatitis B scares me as...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...injection drug use than HBV is that there are many more IDU with chronic HCV than chronic HBV in the US.You can find out if your hepatitis B vaccine is still protective by getting a simple blood test for surface antibody testing. Read more »

Hepatitis C

Six years ago I tested positive for HIV and Hepatitis C. My viral load is undetectable and my cd4... Read more »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting... Read more »
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Avoid Smoking and Drinking if You Have Hepatitis C

...About four million people in the U.S. have the hepatitis C virus (HCV). HCV can cause an infection of the liver that is usually spread through blood contact with an infected person. Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

... Why Is Smoking More Dangerous for People With HIV? What Are the Risks of Smoking? How Do I Quit Smoking? The Bottom Line For More Information 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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Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? 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 »

No longer have HepC!

Posted by heatherblue, 2 Replies
I went to my doctor today. My numbers are all amazing. CD4=701, viral load undetectable. And he says that I no longer have HepC. I have never heard of this. I am pleased, don't get me wrong. It's just kinda crazy. I was always told that it... Read more »

symptoms are to real not to be truth

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(fever). No rashes on my body, accept hands that I am not sure what is happening. Does 2 weeks test is valid for other STD hepatitis, syphilis, Hpv..? (blood test) What do you think could I got infected from one time sex with broken condom on... Read more »

Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...Yet more reason to be cautious about use of HAART and to work on liver health by not drinking alcohol, not smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight. COMPLICATIONS OF HIV/HAART Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV-Infected Patients Read more »