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Doctor Of Hepatitis

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Black AIDS Institute

Ask the Doctor: What Is Hepatitis-and-HIV Co-Infection?

Every month, HIV specialist Theresa Mack, M.D., M.P.H. -- an associate medical director at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital's Medical Group in Harlem, N.Y. -- will answer your most pressing HIV/AIDS questions. Hepatitis is a viral infection that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Liver Expert Says Too Few Doctors Testing for Hepatitis C

Not enough family doctors are testing for hepatitis C, and many people with the infection are unaware they have it, according to Dr. Kelly Kaita, director of the viral hepatitis investigative unit at Winnipeg's Health Sciences Center. Tattoo... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nebraska Health Officials File Disciplinary Petition Against Doctor Linked to Hepatitis C Outbreak

Nebraska Health and Human Services System officials on Tuesday began disciplinary action against Dr. Tahir Javed, who operated a Fremont, Neb.-based clinic where at least 99 patients became infected with hepatitis C because of substandard infection... Read more »
Ask the Experts
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Good question.Doctors who treat hepatitis C include hepatologists or infectious disease doctors.... Read more »

hepatitis B infection too scared doctor please help

Hi, i am 22 yrs old male,three months befor i waswith a girl in a bed befor having sex with herwhile she was on bed with her underware ipressed my hard penies on her vagina(nocondom on) and she was wearing underware idtAfter one month i hadrashes...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
Both HIV and hepatitis B can be spread through sexual contact. People living with HIV may have hepatitis B, or not. Ideally you should get checked for both HIV and hepatitis B, which we can catch from the type of sexual activity you describe.... Read more »

alcoholic hepatitis and hepatitis C

Dear Doctor, I have two of the most loved and wonderful sons in the world. One has Hepatitis C and has taken interferon without success. He is doing good however with lots of vitamins and a healthy diet. Is there any typical amount of time when...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Mom,Sorry to hear about your sons' troubles. The best prognostic indicator for hepatitis C is a liver biopsy. That will help him decide on future therapy. The new pegylated interferons will be available this year and he may be a candidate,... Read more »

You're a Doctor, I went to see a Doctor, Now I need a Doctor , Your word is Final.

Dr. Bob, I am back for a re-visit. I read your forums and have asked you questions in the past. I thank you for helping me. I went to the ENT doctor to get my ears checked out. An hour before I went I nicked my face with the razor while shaving. At...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Rich,Re-welcome for your re-visit!So doctors have lives outside of the office??? Really? Damn, why didn't anyone tell me? OK, gotta go. Bye, see ya. Well, since I'm in a plane at 36,000 feet, I guess I really can't go outside and... Read more »
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ACLARACIN SOBRE LA HEPATITIS

Posted by Anonymous
Amigos:
Creo que es importante aclarar el mito que existe sobre la Hepatitis y el periodo de venta, en este mismo sitio existe una seccin que se llama Ask the Experts, en esta parte hay un lugar para preguntar a los expertos en espaol, anexo la... Read more »

hepatitis c - interferon tratamiento

Posted by Anonymous
HOLA NESESITO HACER ALGO POR MI HIGADO, MI DOCTOR ME SUGERIO TRATAR CON INTERFERON. EL PROBLEMA ES QUE MIS DEFENSAS SUBEN Y BAJAN Y COMO LEI INTERFERON TIENE MUCHOS SIDES EFFECTS. TAMBIEN HACE TRES ANOS ME ENFERME Y ME DIO P.M.L USE INTEFERON TODOS... Read more »

Hepatitis C, HIV and Seroconvertin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
We read a lot on here and all about how you take longer to become posivite - or atl east those nurses did - and they were coinfected with hepatitis C and HIV.

so what's that mean? does that mean that the window period doesn't work if we're talking... Read more »

Hepatitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I read in the spanish forum about a questions posed to "Dr. Santana" in the ask the experts section (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SpanishTreatment/Archive/LaPrueba/Q172788.html). Here the good doctor advises that if co infected with hepatitis,... Read more »