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Does Chronic Hep B Affect The Heart

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HEPB-WHAT ARE THE SIDE AFFECTS

I HAD GIVEN BLOOD, AND RECEIVED A LETTER SAYING THAT MY BLOOD HAD TESTED POSITIVE TO HEP B, HOWEVER THEY TESTED IT A SECOND TIME AND IT WAS NEGATIVE. SHOULD I BE CONCERNED??THANKS...
Michael Fried, M.D.

Response from Michael Fried, M.D.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hepatitis B can occur with typical symptoms of hepatitis-feeling bad, fatigue, jaundice- or it can have no symptoms, particularly if it becomes a chronic infection. Since hepatitis B is a sexually transmitted disease, virtually everyone is at risk... Read more »

my child affected hepb?

i have hepb reactive i give birt last 3 years ago and he was vaccinated after i give birth..then i... Read more »

Chronic HepB (Please Please Please help)

I have chronic HepB. For the last 12 months I have been on Adefovir (10 mg). As you can see the... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

A Look at Hepatitis

HIV and Hepatitis I know that recently a great deal has been written about hepatitis. As a matter of fact, the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association has endorsed universal vaccinations for MSMs (men who have sex with men) against hepatitis A and B as... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

The Truth About STDs

Introduction Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Incidence and Prevalence References Introduction There are more than 25 diseases spread primarily by sexual activity. Together these infections -- called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- have... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

For Martin Delaney Introduction Section 1: First Questions Section 2: Transmission and Prevention Section 3: Natural History Section 4: HBV Disease Progression and the Impact of HIV Coinfection Section 5: Diagnostics Section 6: HBV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
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coinfection hepb & hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
understand hepb coinfection can affect test accuracy of hiv.
any advise on :
1) is this true? anyone has actually experienced and seen it?
2) will results at 6-7weeks be good even if there's coinfection?
3) will antibodies be detected even if some... Read more »

Follow up to Can't Figure This Out....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thank you to everyone who replied to my previous post (listed below). I believe I am beyond my fear of HIV, but still believe something else has infected me. I am looking for insight as to what the hell it might be.

Thanks.

I have been going... Read more »

Dani

Posted by dani2007, 3 Replies
Hola saludos a todos las personas que visitan esta pagina y comparten sus dudas, miedos yt emores.
Me llamo danila, tengo 31 aos y la verdad estoy al borde la locura, mi historia es la siguiente:

Yo, he tenido una vida muy libertina, soy conciente que... Read more »

posible coinfeccion??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
buenas tardes a todos. he encontrado este foro no hace mucho y quisiera exponer mi caso: despues de una relacion de riesgo a las 3 semanas me hice analisis del vih y de hepatitis, siendo las dos negativas. a los 4 meses me lo volvi a hacer y me... Read more »