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Chronic Active Autoimmune Hepatitis

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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...happen, it's the most likely time that IRIS will occur. Therefore, closely checking HIV levels is an important way to help diagnose possible IRIS. Other tests can also assist the diagnosis, such as white blood count and C-reactive protein, which indicate inflammation. The higher the levels, the more likely major inflammation is taking place. Who Is at Risk? In general, people with more severely damaged immune systems before starting HIV...
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window period for autoimmune hepatitis

hello doc sorry to keep asking you the same question its just no one has been able to answer this for me i had a single unprotected vaginal exposure max 15 minutes in vietnam 3 weeks after i returned all signs and symptoms of ars i got tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Autoimmune hepatitis and having your potentially "dangerous liaison" in Viet Nam would not have any effect on the accuracy of your repeatedly negative Read more »
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I think you must be referring to being an inactive carrier. There is some possibility that you could lose HBsAg but it is a low possibility.The main issue is to follow your infection Read more »

Contact with chronic Hepatitis (PCR 9900 v/ml)

Im really concerned. Four days ago I had contaminated my hand with virginal fluids of chronic Hepatitis B woman (PCR recent count 9900 v/ml). My question, is there a big chance I get Hepatitis B? I do not see cuts in my hand, and actually I washed...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You are not at risk in light of your exposure. Hepatitis B vaccine is recommended for anyone who has a sex partner with chronic hepatitis. I would recommend that you discuss this with your doctor. Read more »

Autoimmune hepatitis

Dear Dr Dieterich,I am not so sure if you are the right specialist about this topic, but i need desperate help!!!!!.My girlfrient was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis last june. She had a lots of infections inclding pink eye last winter. After...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Autoimmune hepatitis is most commonly found in women who are young. It usually requires lifelong treatment. The chances of developing liver cancer Read more »
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The Well Project

Understanding Hepatitis

...prescription drugs, or toxic chemicals (known as "hepatotoxicity") Attack by the body's immune system (a form of hepatitis called autoimmune hepatitis) Your Liver First, a little background information about your liver. The liver is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...inflamed for six months or more. Chronic hepatitis stays in your body. You can infect other people, and your disease can become active again. Hepatitis A and E are both acute diseases. They are spread by contact with fecal matter, either... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...HCV and not know it. About 15% to 30% of people clear the hep C virus from their bodies without treatment. The rest develop chronic infection, and the virus stays in their body unless it is successfully treated. Hep C might not cause any problems... 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 about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
...Persistant Rashes resistant to treatment Palmar/plantar erythema = red hands and feet Concentration difficulties Shortness of breath Chronic cough Night sweats Weight loss Urinary tract infections and so on. Some times also opportunistic... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
...specialist of ear nose and throat at Mesonic called Dr. Freidman. I think i need my tonsils out which is the solution if this is chronic. The scientific name for this cheese condition is tonsillolithiasis. I hadn't heard about it until... Read more »

Chronic Red Eye

Posted by Anonym, 1 Reply
Are red eyes typically found in HIV pos individuals? Read more »

question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi Guys I have chronic oral thrush as well as thrush down below. Had it for 5 weeks. Doctor says i must have got it from the girl i have been seeing Read more »