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Dealing With Hep B When You Are Hiv Positive

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Hep B immunisation for hiv positive folks

Dear Robert,You are wonderful and your comments in this forum helped me a lot! I am HIV positive. The time of infection is between 2006 02 and 2006 09. I am not on meds and my numbers are as follows:1. 2007 01 04. CD4 310, CD4% 29, VL263000.2. 2007...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV-positive patients who do not respond to initial hepatitis B immunization should be revaccinated using the standard three-dose regimen. Either Recombivax HB or Engerix-B can be used. By Read more »

Can Hep B Vaccine cause a false positive HIV test?

Help DOC!thanks BD for your time,I'm finding this site to be #1 HIV infosource!!!#1As regular blood... Read more »

Infection of HIV/HepB/Hep/C via blood/saliva/semen given in a cold juice.

Dearest Dr Rob, I dont understand why you dont reply to mail. I earn Rs 6,000 a month which is... Read more »
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Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if Read more »
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Poster Session 42405: The Effectiveness of Hepatitis B Vaccination in HIV-Infected Patients

...Hepatitis B vaccination is strongly recommended for people living with HIV (as well as men who have sex with men, health care workers, and Read more »
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Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

...eachnamed alphabetically, in the order that they werediscovered. Before it was discovered in 1989, hepatitisC was called "non-A non-B hepatitis". Hepatitis A and B All HIV-positive people should bevaccinated against hepatitis A... Read more »
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Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...for HBV Monoinfection Glossary Introduction Welcome to this treatment guide for HIV-positive people who also have hepatitis B(HBV). This guide provides information on the prevention, care, and treatment of HBV,and the impact of HBV on... Read more »
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occupational exposure

Posted by stars, 1 Reply
...I have just this week had an occupational exposure. I stuck myself with an instrument from a patient known to be Hep B and HIV positive. Although academically I understand the low risk factor, emotionally the experience has been hard. I am always Read more »

HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B infection cause a false negative HIV test? Especially at 6/7 weeks, and if so what level of probability? Im... Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous
...urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B infection cause a false negative HIV test? Especially at 6/7 weeks, and if so what level of probability? Im... Read more »