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Children Viral Hepatitis

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AIDS InfoNet

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 (including prescription
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Acute Viral Hepatitis or HIV ?

Hi Doctor Bob, Recently I had 4 encounters with prostitutes, all protected vaginal and oral(condom did not break). Also I inserted my finger(with no cut or bruise) in one other lady and also sucked(no lactation as far as I could see) breasts of 3-4...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your doctor should have run specific tests to determine exactly what type of "viral hepatitis" you are experiencing (hepatitis A, B, C). Discuss this with him.If indeed your activities with your Naughty Ladies of Shady Read more »

viral hepatitis B

hi i was diagnose with viral hepatitis B. can you explain it what is the difference between other case.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis B is an infection that can cause liver injury. Most people clear the virus. HOwever, it will be important for your physician to see you in follow up over the next six months to be certain that you clear your infection. Read more »

treatment for children

you say that for babies who get hepatitis c from their mothers, that children tolerate treatment well, yet everything else i read says that there is no treatment offered to children.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of the combination anti-viral therapy for the treatment of hepatitis C in children 3 to 17 years old. I have also included the web link for you to see for... Read more »

Having children

HiI have recently started treatment for approx. 1 mth now and taking stocrin and avocomb. I was told that i should avoid getting pregnant. Can i change my meds and if so what are your suggestions. cd4 is 240
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Yes, you have been told correctly. Stocrin (efavirenz/Sustiva) can cause birth defects and should not be used during pregnancy. The risk is especially high during the first trimester (first 3 months of pregnancy). It is recommended that all women... Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Other Viral Hepatitis Infections

... Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Other viral hepatitis infections Hepatitis A Hepatitis A (HAV) is found in faeces (stool). People become infectedwhen faeces from an infected Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...There are vaccines to prevent Hepatitis A and B; however, there is not one for Hepatitis C. If a person has had one type of viral hepatitis in the past, it is still possible to get the other types. What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...homeless people. Diphtheria and tetanus vaccines are always combined. Tetanus and diphtheria vaccines are usually given to children as a series of three shots. A single booster shot can be given every ten years. People with HIV should not... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...There are vaccines to prevent Hepatitis A and B; however, there is not one for Hepatitis C. If a person has had one type of viral hepatitis in the past, it is still possible to get the other types. What is Hepatitis A? ... Read more »
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Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
...I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need them anyway huh? The ones I'm most concerned with are my children, we are very very close. I do believe they would jump to conclusions that I'm dying real soon and will be very... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...I did not and will not miss a dose. I found a website and ordered a product to help with pill swallowing. It is used with children and adults who have difficulty with taking pills. As soon as I receive it, I will let you all know if it works. ... Read more »

hic

Posted by Anonymous
...percent of patients.3 Acute HIV infection may resemble infectious mononucleosis, influenza, severe streptococcal pharyngitis, viral hepatitis, toxoplasmosis or even secondary syphilis (Table 2). For example, a patient with symptoms suggestive of... Read more »

Proof

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
A user in the other section said she sat on a needle and got HIV, its very possible and it has happened before, my question is has anyone ever heard of this happening ? and do they know anyone tht this has happened to ? or say sat on a needle and... Read more »