Dating For People With Hepatitis

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dormant hepatitis c.

I recently started dating someone who has Hep.C. it is dormant. He does not know how he contracted it or if he was born with it. Am i at risk of contracting it if it is dormant. What does dormant hep.c. mean. We are not yet sexualy active but i need...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I am not sure what he means but...he may be referring to the fact that he doesn't have any virus. Some people just have the antibody...because they cleared the virus....HCV sexual transmission is uncommon but can occur. Acquisition is Read more »

Hebatitis B vacination and HIV Test (HEPATITIS B VACCINE AND HIV TESTS, 2009)

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...Sharing drug injection equipment, including needles, cookers, ties, cotton,straws, water, and even measuring syringes; Sharing personal-care items that may have blood on them, such as razorsor toothbrushes; Getting a tattoo with any shared,... Read more »
The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

...inflammatorysyndrome (IRIS). The reported infections include Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC), cytomegalovirus (CMV), herpes simplex virus, hepatitis B and C,tuberculosis (TB), and herpes zoster (or shingles). IRIS occurs in 15%-25% of people... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Recreational Drugs and HIV

...(Norvir), nelfinavir (Viracept, Fact Sheet 444 ) and efavirenz (Sustiva) may cause high levels of ketamine. This could cause hepatitis. LSD The metabolism of LSD is not understood. Interactions with ARVs are possible but unknown. Marijuana... Read more »
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