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HIV/HepC diagnosis

My partner of over 20 years has just been diagnosed with HIV and Hepatitis C. He has withdrawn and won't speak to me at all. I feel helpless. What should I do?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your partner needs some time to adjust to his diagnosis of these two infections. I think it would be helpful if you could attend his medical appointments to show your support. Your Read more »

Psycological response to longterm HIV diagnosis?

I read a most interesting and self confirming article in the May/June Issue of PA (Positively... Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

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HIV and Kidney Disease

...cause kidney failure due to HIV infection of kidney cells. This is known as HIV-Associated Nephropathy or HIVAN. Other causes of kidney disease include diabetes and high blood pressure. These problems, especially HIVAN, are much more common in... Read more »
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... 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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... 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 »
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Hiv-diagnosis about two months ago

Posted by Noa, 7 Replies
...girls/women of more or less the same age as me, or who got infected at the same age. I'm infected since june last year, but got the diagnosis at the beginning of this year (not a very happy newyear...!). You can contact me in English, Dutch,... Read more »

IN THE THROWS OF A RECENT DIAGNOSIS OF POSITIVE

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...waves of HIV as a gay man in NYC in 1975-1983..and find myself now...in 2006 facing this disease ...like you all are.. I am a hep c survivor...took that treatment and tolerated it well...and most say the HIV drugs arent as toxic....also am a big... Read more »

STILL unsure of diagnosis

Posted by dj1979, 7 Replies
An update - or not....went to another place to be tested, rapid test POSITIVE, although line was faint - had blood drawn AGAIN to confirm (?) - results Monday. Hubby also got tested - he is NEGATIVE!!! Guy I had affair with has opted NOT to get... Read more »