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Does Having Hepatitis Mean I Have Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by direct blood-to-blood contact. Most people get hepatitis C (hep C) through injection drug use with
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HIV (HIV and HEPATITIS C from SNORTING COCAINE through a rolled-up dollar bill, 2009)

If someone is HIV positive and you share a note while using cocaine can you become infected???
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I've addressed this topic for both HIV and hepatitis C several times previously in this forum. See below.Good luck.Dr. BobDR.please helpMar 25, 2009 Three weeks back Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can't get to. I'll reprint some information about finding a cure below.Thanks for your donation to the Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org).Happy Holidays.Dr. BobTopping and Hep C (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C,... Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...precise figures for chronic HCV infection are difficult to obtain.More than one million people in the United States have HIV/AIDS, and 25% to 30% of them are coinfected with HCV.Worldwide, about four to five million people are coinfected with HIV... Read more »

I need your Advice/Hepatitis B and HIV

Dear Doctors:I really would like you advise.In 1986 I contacted hepatitis B, and have never converted. I was diagnosed with HIV in May of 1988. At that time my CD4 count was 722. and my sgot and sgt count where in the 100-120 range.From 1988 to 1994...
Rick Stryker, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Rick Stryker, M.D., M.P.H.

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
...mean that you have chronic hepatitis B infection, probably for about 14 years. About 12 years ago, you tested positive for HIV, and have never had treatment for either viral infection.This is not an uncommon situation, as co-infection with HIV... Read more »
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The Body PRO

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...developing clinical decompensation, including death. This complication has been observed in about 10% of patients in the APRICOT (AIDS Pegasys Ribavirin International Co-infection Trial) study 20 and in 2% of RIBAVIC (i.e., ANRS HC02) study... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...effectsof treatment. Protect yourself and others by not sharingdrug equipment and by having safer sex. CATIE (Canadian AIDSTreatment InformationExchange) provides extensive information aboutall aspects of HIV treatment. We also... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Viral Hepatitis and HIV

...you have been vaccinated against hepatitis A; in either case, you are now immune to the virus. What About for People With HIV? People with HIV are not at greater risk of becoming infected with HAV than anyone else. However, some studies... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

A Critical Review of the Research and Treatment of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and Hepatitis & HIV Coinfection

...Infection: The Interferon Story Experimental Treatments & New Areas of Research for Hepatitis C Virus Infection Hepatitis and HIV Coinfection Current Opinions & Controversies in Hepatitis C Virus Infection Research and Policy... Read more »
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Hepatitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...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, he... Read more »

Hepatitis y HIV??

Posted by jsco, 2 Replies
...Hola a todos alguien tiene informacion si la hepatitis B o C hace indetectable al virus del HIV y cuanto tiempo tarda en ser dectectable si lo tenes? es el unico analisis que no me he hecho. Gracias Read more »

HIV,Diabetes,HEPATITIS

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...Hello check this out i ran across this company that is out of thailand who has helped people with cancer, hepatitis, hiv aids, and Diabetes. Here is there website check them out ... Read more »

Hepatitis C, HIV and Seroconvertin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...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 about someone who's... Read more »