Coinfected Hiv Hep B Cirrhosis
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any advise on :
1) is this true? anyone has actually experienced and seen it?
2) will results at 6-7weeks be good even if there's coinfection?
3) will antibodies be detected even if some... Read more »
Posted by shannon, 1 ReplyHey everyone!
I am trying to find out what 356 MILLION copies of HBV DNA means in the absence of other liver information. It sounds awfully high, but David is looking and feeling fine, so could it just be that in spite of a high VL his liver is... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesaI Just tested negative at about 6 weeks, but continue to have all the symptoms of ARS and more. When I say more, I also noticed a few times ive had very dark urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB.
My question for anyone... Read more »
- after 4 weeks - very small rash on left cheek (for 3 weeks). Slightly reddish... Read more »
Visited 8 call girls over the past few years - HIV status unknown in each case. Vaginal sex each time with a condom which worked well (no splits or spills). On one occasion I gave oral... Read more »
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Tufts University School of MedicineIt is difficult to give much helpful information since your husband's care is quite complex and I don't know all the details. A few general comments I can make are related to hepatitis B. There are several medications for HIV that also... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineThis is an interesting question. I agree that the information on combination therapy for patients with HBV infection is limited. Truvada contains two active HBV agents - emtricitabine and tenofovir. Your physician may have wanted to treat you with... Read more »
New York University, School of MedicineThere are many causes of elevated ALT and ALK besides hepatitis. However, you cannot have delta if you don't have HBV. If you are concerned about HIV or HCV you can have the PCR tests done to be absolutely certain. I would recommend that as... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineIt is great that your HIV is suppressed. Good job with that. As for the HBV, if you have been on Truvada for a while, there is one report that shows that 30% of HIV/HBV coinfected patients still had virus in their blood by this timepoint. The good... Read more »
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