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Dry Skin Hep C

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Possible exposure to hiv/hepc

Hi, i recently had to to do some sewer drain cleaning and i might have gotten feces on my hands.After i washed them i noticed a small cut(probably caused from the plumbing snake)on my hand.I should have been using gloves, but i just forgot to.Should...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
There are lots of risks from sewage. Hepatitis A is the real risk from sewage in terms of hepatitis viruses. Hepatitis B and C and HIV really need blood to be transmitted. You should certainly wear gloves to protect you from the bacterial infections... Read more »

Risk for HepC or HIV

Hi Dr.I was wanting to know if thier is any risk for HepC or HIV transmission from an electric... Read more »

Cleaning Laundry & decontaminating something with HepC

I wondered about effectively cleaning/decontaminating a clothing item with Hep C positive blood on... Read more »
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Personal Accounts

Add your story Personal stories in this guide Contributors People with direct experience of HIV and hepatitis coinfection, have written much of this guide. Their storie are included here, and cover dealing with a second diagnosis,... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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hiv and hepc

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
it has been 6 months since exposure started having diarrhea and
all my lymph nodes in my breast and under arm are swollen
soreness in my back. my stomach keeps burning. had ars 3 weeks
after exposure lymphadenopathy but it didnt hurt but my throat
was... Read more »

hiv hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
having severe dry mouth,sores in mouth, dizzy, red eyes
is anybody living with hiv and hepc please help Read more »

HELP WITH SYMPTOMS!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hey guys i'm a bit worried about these symptoms i have. 3 weeks after being possibly exposed i started with diarrea alterning constipation, light intermitent fever and my skin started becoming dry and shinny, like old. i got tested for hiv... Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Have lymph nodes in my jaw and the pain is shooting to my ear and then my head. Afraid to take anything exposed to hiv
and hep c blood. Went ID doctor he said hepc can delay hiv
3 months. I am going to buy home acsess test today.
What scares me the... Read more »