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Dealing With HBV And Hiv

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Treatment for HBV & HIV Coinfected Patient

Dear Mr.Young, I'm an HBV & HIV coinfected 31 years old male.HBV has been found in my body about 19 years and HIV has just been found positive.CD-4 measured 15 days ago was 534. Should I start treatment now? what kind of medicines do you...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...for your post from Central Asia!There are a number of parameters that dictate when (and what) to start treatment for HIV and hepatitis B. First, it should be established if you have circulating HBV or just have antibodies to the virus. The... Read more »

hbv and hiv

hi..can a doctor find out if a person has hiv in the process of testing for hbv?..in other... Read more »

HBV AND HIV COINFECTION

I have been extremely worried how long people live with hiv/hbv coinfection. I've been doing some... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

Entecavir in Hepatitis B Virus (HBV)/HIV Co-Infected Patients

... Previously, the guidelines recommended entecavir as an option for patients who required treatment for Hepatitis B virus (HBV) but not HIV infection. This recommendation was based on in vitro data showing no significant activity of entecavir... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Treatment of Chronic HBV in HIV-Coinfected Patients

...Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and HIV share similar routes of transmission. As a consequence, up to 80 percent of HIV-infected patients have serological Read more »
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Tenofovir and 3TC for HBV/HIV Co-Infection

... In addition to its activity against HIV, tenofovir (TDF, Viread) has also been demonstrated to inhibit the replication of hepatitis B Virus (HBV). The antiviral effect of TDF, combined with 3TC (lamivudine, Epivir) on HBV, was examined in... Read more »
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Rate of OIs and Death Significantly Higher in HIV/HBV- or HIV/HCV-Coinfected Patients

...and colleagues 2 who looked at the rates of opportunistic infections and death in those patients who were co-infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) in the SMART study. The rationale for the current analysis is that... Read more »
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Multi-infections of HBV, HCV, HIV+

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
... This sounds like science fiction, but..... I have infected with HBV for around 20 years or so. The same applies to Hiv+. HCV occured about 16 years ago. I have no trouble with either of the Read more »

Co-infection HIV-HBV chronic

Posted by MPL1160
...I am looking to connect with other coinfected with HBV chronic and share experience and info. I am in the NY metropolitan area but not necessarily looking for people in the same area. Read more »

HIV and HBV infection. If you have adice!!

Posted by pozz_in_SA
I would like to hear from people in the same boat as myself. I have to go and see my dr today again for additional tests and then to decide what to do next. As you can imagine I am shit scared and would like to get as much possible info. What meds... Read more »

Hepatitis B

Posted by Anonymous
...Does anybody know if there is a window period for HBV? If We worry about HIV then HBV is also a concern. Read more »