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Causes Of Hep

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Unknown Causes of Hep B and C

I have read that many people contract Hepatitis B and C, yet have no risk factors in their past.How at risk am I generally? Should I worry about if someone at a restaurant cut themselves when prepping food? Or opened a door handle while they had a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis B and C can also be transmitted sexually. I think it is best to concern yourself with the main modes of transmission. The chances of getting hepatitis viruses from inanimate objects is extremely remote. Read more »

cause of hep. c

how can you get this virus tears,spit drinking or using a straw after and infected person? Read more »

Hep B vaccine cause reactive antibody result

Can the Hep B vaccine cause a reactive antibody result on a Hep C test? Read more »
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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 What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by... Read more »
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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... 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 means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs... Read more »
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Emtriva

Common Name: emtricitabine or FTC Brand Name: Emtriva Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 200 mg capsule once a day, with or without food, and... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »

Viruses

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If Hepatitis is a Virus and can be cured why not HIV ? Read more »

Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was tested neg for HIV but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test for hep b? Should I be scared of this? What I don't understand is... Read more »

HIV & seborrheic dermatitis

Posted by Hartigan, 1 Reply
Hi, this is my first post. I'm concerned I may have HIV. I am a 22 year old male. On August 5th 2005, I engaged in receptive, unprotected anal sex with a man. I wanted him to wear a condom but he insisted he had only got his "test results back last... Read more »