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Can You Get Hepatitis More Than Once

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Anti body test for hepatitis c positive once symptoms start

Hello, I was just wondering if it is true that once you start to have symptoms of hepatitis c, if you have an antibody test it will be positive if you have it?? Thanks!...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
In acute hepatitis C, in the earliest stages, the virus can be present and antibodies may not have yet formed. So I would not rule out the possibility of acute HCV infection based on symptoms without an antibody response. I would check for a HCV RNA... Read more »

if i cleared hep c once can i do it again

I have cleared hep c once but have recently got infected can i clear it again... Read more »

you were right once again! WOO HOO!!!!

Dear Dr. Bob,Thanks for your support. Just got back my results : HBsAG negative, Anti-HCV elisa... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approves Gilead's Once-Daily HIV Pill Complera

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Wednesday approved the once-daily pill Complera for patients not previously treated for HIV. Complera, made by Gilead Sciences Inc., combines tenofovir/emtricitabine (Truvada) with rilpivirine (Edurant), a... Read more »
Gilead Sciences, Inc.

Gilead Initiates Phase II Clinical Trial of Integrase-Based, Single-Tablet, Once-Daily Regimen for the Treatment of HIV

Foster City, Calif. -- Gilead Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:GILD) today announced that it has begun enrolling patients in a Phase II clinical trial of its investigational integrase-based, single-tablet, once-daily regimen of elvitegravir, GS 9350 and... Read more »
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ViiV Announces Expanded Access to Once-a-Day Integrase Inhibitor ... But Activists Are Concerned About Its Potential Misuse

The dolutegravir expanded access program (EAP) has been designed to provide free access to Shionogi-ViiV Healthcare's investigational integrase inhibitor, dolutegravir (DTG, S/GSK1349572) in an open-label protocol program to adults living with HIV... Read more »
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Once-Daily "Extended" Formulation of Nevirapine Holds Up Well in 48-Week Study Results

A once-daily, extended-release form of Viramune (nevirapine) in development appears to be as safe and effective as the twice-daily, immediate-release form currently on the market, according to 48-week study results presented at ICAAC 2010. Viramune... Read more »
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Hepatitis C, HIV and Seroconvertin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
We read a lot on here and all about how you take longer to become posivite - or atl east those nurses did - and they were coinfected with hepatitis C and HIV.

so what's that mean? does that mean that the window period doesn't work if we're talking... Read more »

Once the fluid containing HIV dries, is it dead?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Once vaginal secretion dry, would the HIV in them die? And how long would HIV live if it were into underwear? Would it die once soaked in? Read more »

Atripla Once a day

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was jsut prescribed by my doctor, the drug Atripla. It wasnt even in the CVS pharmacy computer yet...or on their shelves....i jsut found out I am positive and my viral load number wasnt good..81,000. So my doctor is putting me on this...anyone... Read more »

Once again, Shower guy says bye

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I just got my test results once again and it is negative. It is now 4 months and at least 3 weeks since the rash. So I have to say that's it and I have to say goodbye to this board. Just for your info, my symptoms started at week 1 with a swollen... Read more »