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Dangers Of Hep C

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re: hep & hep-c

hi,dr barbara! i would just like to know which is more dangerous hep-b or hep-c? i'll wait for your answer.thank u!...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The answer really depends on the host. In other words if you get hepatitis B but you clear it spontaneously, but you get hepatitis C and it becomes persistent, then the HCV is more dangerous. And vice versa...However, a different issue is that HBV... Read more »

Addisons disease , HIV AND HEPC

hello doctors i have been following you guys for a FEW YEARS and wanted you to know u are helping... Read more »

2 Drs Conflict on meds

Greetings Good Dr! I was dx'd w HIV/HepB/HepC all w/ v. high vls. Put on Atripla + Ziagen at... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 10. Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Many people living with HIV are also living with hepatitis C, a virus that attacks and damages the liver. In people who are co-infected, the liver inflammation and damage may progress faster than in people who have hepatitis C alone; and sometimes... Read more »
ACRIA and GMHC

My Fight for a Hepatitis C Cure

Lynda Dee I thought I had dodged a bullet. I had stopped using heroin intravenously in the early '70s and tested HIV negative. My husband wasn't so lucky -- he died of complications from AIDS in 1987, two years after our son died from SIDS. I... Read more »
Connect With Others

Whats the chance

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Some friends and I who used to party all went out the other night, one who has hiv. Somehow we ended doing cocaine with other people we used to know, my friends nose ended up bleeding right after. what is the chance it could pass on to other doing... Read more »

xanax

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I started taking xanax about 4 months ago because I couldn't
handle knowing that I had a known exposure to hiv and hepc
I am taking about five purple footballs a day. I know it's not
good to turn to drugs for your problems but I quit drinking
and felt... Read more »

12 months negative but deadly symptoms

Posted by naveea, 3 Replies
Hi Guys & Gals

Please bear with me as it is a long post

1st Exposure -with CSW in March -May 2009(4 encounters with the same CSW),it was protected vaginal and unprotected oral in UK.I had bad sore throat after a week after my 1st encounter.went... Read more »