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Clinical Signs Of Hepatitis A B C

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Is there a vaccine, treatment, or a cure for Hepatitis? Where can I get Hepatitis A and B vaccines? How can I avoid getting Hepatitis? How can I learn more about Hepatitis? What is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means "inflammation of the liver". There are seven known...
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Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your repeatedly negative HIV-antibody tests (ICMA and ELISA) out to nine months are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Your negative hepatitis C antibody and negative HBsAg (hepatitis B surface... Read more »

Risk of HIV and Hepatitis C at clinic

I know this is going to annoy you a but its been on my mind and I think maybe an expert as yourself can put it to rest. I would normally ask the CDC so as not to take your time but it seems like they tell you to get tested for everything since...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I do not find any questions "annoying" on the forum...All people have a right to "peace of mind" as they say.I can tell you think that you are probably not at risk and yes...I agree. I would not recommend testing based on this event.Best regards.... Read more »

protease inhibitors toxicity

I have been reading a lot about protease clinical trials.and there it has been mentioned that inhibitors could be very toxic on a cellular level. my question is, how long after taking inhibitors can the researchers see if there is toxicity on a...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There are more than 20 studies that have found that underlying hepatitis C or hepatitis B can be a risk factor for toxicity from HIV medications in general. Of course this is a great concern; however, it also needs to be stated that the vast... Read more »

symptoms of hepatitis C

What are some of the symptoms of hepatitis C? I feel tired all the time and have a small ache on my right side, under the rib cage, it also seems hardened
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Most commonly patients have no symptoms. Those that do often have fatigue. Patients with acute infection uncommonly have other symptoms such as right upper quadrant pain, nausea, loss of appetite and can develop jaundice (turning yellow). If you are... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

Table of Contents Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

...through Research The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) conducts and supports basic and clinical research into many digestive disorders, including hepatitis C. Participants in clinical trials can play a... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Viread (Tenofovir)

...be coadministered with other tenofovir-containing products (e.g., Atripla, Truvada) or with adefovir dipivoxil (Hepsera). Clinical Trials Click here to search ClinicalTrials.gov for trials that use Tenofovir disoproxil fumarate. ... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Emtriva (Emtricitabine)

...follow? Unless your doctor tells you otherwise, continue your normal diet. Emtricitabine may be taken without regard to food. Clinical Trials Click here to search ClinicalTrials.gov for trials that use Emtricitabine. Manufacturer... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

To clinical trial or not to clinical trial?

Posted by ai77, 1 Reply
...sucked into the negative thought vortex. Now I'm on Septra to protect against PCP until my CD4 goes back up. I went to see the clinical trials nurse on Friday. She asked me to participate in a study with these arms: 1) Sustiva + Truvada 2) ... Read more »

After 15 Months Just Tested POS!!!

Posted by pozsailor1, 5 Replies
NO NOT HIV, thank God! Pos for CMV. I don't know what that means for me now, but as I've been telling numerous Docs all along there is something wrong with me. That's what led me to hiv, big mistake. I still have groggy type headaches, slight... Read more »

Another Worried

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi , It started with Peripheral neuropathy after 4 weeks of a low risk exposure. It followed by fatigue , muscle pain,loss of appitate, rashes, nail infection and swollen lymph nodes in neck , groin and armpit. I tested negative on 7,8,10,12 week's... Read more »