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Does Hep B Cause Infertility

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Liver enzymes, HepB, HIV

Dr. Glad to see this section. I have many questions, however, here is the story first: I have come into contact with HepB and developed immunity for it (i.e HBsAg (-) and AntiHBs (+ actually > 1000)). I do not know when and how did I come into...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
There are many causes of elevated ALT and ALK besides hepatitis. However, you cannot have delta if you don't have HBV. If you are concerned about HIV or HCV you can have the PCR tests done to be absolutely certain. I would recommend that as... Read more »

hepB & HIV

I had been diagnosed with HepB in 1989. Shortly thereafter developed the antibodies. In Oct. 2004,... Read more »

HEPB & HIV - Truvada resistance

Over two years ago, I was having problems using Truvada for my HepB & HIV co-infection. A... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
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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HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
aI Just tested negative at about 6 weeks, but continue to have all the symptoms of ARS and more. When I say more, I also noticed a few times ive had very dark urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB.

My question for anyone... Read more »

AnalysisParalysis!!!

Posted by DFWMan, 3 Replies
First, let me start by saying this site has been an excellent source of education & inspiration for me over the last couple of weeks - kudos to all of you great people!!!

Here's the scoop:
June 16th I was intimate with someone who's status I am... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine.

We have been searching ALL OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

co-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone have a clue about the possibilities for a simultanious hepatitis-b/hiv co-infection? Would a simultanious infection have any effect on symptoms?

My symptoms:
- after 4 weeks - very small rash on left cheek (for 3 weeks). Slightly reddish... Read more »