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Does Having HBV Mean I Have Hiv

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HBV PCR/DNA vs HIV PCR, this confused me,need your advise!?

hello dr: sorry for my poor english i am a young man from China. my story is here: last year i had a risk exposure for hiv ,then i went to test with hiv-antibody tests 5 times over the 8 months after the exposure and all came...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...THe hepatitis B testing story you refer to is "occult HBV" and it is quite uncommon.No I would not extrapolate this testing issue to HIV. You Read more »

HIV + Hepatitis B

Hello Dr.I was diagnosed with chronic Hepatits B and HIV six months ago, and my doctor decided for... 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 »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

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 »
Brown Medical School

Hepatitis B Virus: Transmission, Prevention, Treatment and HIV Co-Infection

...Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) infection is very common with over 350 million chronically infected people worldwide including 1.25 million in the United Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Virus and HIV Co-infection: Results of a Survey on Treatment Practices and Recommendations for Therapy

... "The management of hepatitis B virus (HBV) and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) co-infection is challenged by the selection of patients for therapy, options for Read more »
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NOT A MYTH

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...cisih-mart@sasi.fr Although the simultaneous transmission of either human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and hepatitis C virus or HIV and hepatitis B virus from a single source has already been described, this is the first case of transmission to... Read more »

Intact Skin; Dont throw all caution to the wind

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...you for your question. The skin provides an excellent barrier against infection with HIV, and other bloodborne diseases like Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C. The pores of the skin are not a direct access to the bloodstream. As long as the skin is... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor. Read more »

Hola a todos

Posted by antoniovera, 2 Replies
...porque? porque hace semanas que me encuentro bien fisicaente. Mis pruebas salieron negativas a las 12 y a las 25 semanas, VIH, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C y un largo etc... Durante este tiempo adelgace 13 kilos, estaba agotado, dolores, pase un... Read more »