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Early Stages Of Hepatitis A

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High WBC

Does a high white blood cell count indcate early stages of hepatitis?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...there is nothing about an elevated white blood cell count that would make me think specifically about hepatitis. This may be related to other kinds of infections as well and also can be related to non-infectious causes. Many other parts Read more »

STD Tests and Vaccines.

Hello Doctor's.Thank you for providing comfort through your wonderful resource online. I have... Read more »

Hepatitis B acute positive and negative HIV test

Dear Sir, In Agust 07 got tested for HIV and result was negative. On the 3rd of March 2008 I got... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Factors Affecting Early Discontinuation of Hepatitis C Therapy

...what factors affect premature discontinuation of therapy in this population. Reference Weiss J, Brau N, Head C, et al. Early discontinuation of HCV treatment is not predicted by HIV status but by lifetime psychiatric diagnosis, poorer... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Not a Life Sentence, So Act Early: Doctor

...that is treatable. At the end of the day, we're hoping these people are going to come forward now, that we'll get to see them early in the clinical course of their disease with the prospect that our treatment is going to be more successful." ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effect of Hepatitis C Infection on Progression of HIV Disease and Early Response to Initial Antiretroviral Therapy

...100 US medical clinics from 1998 to 2004 to describe the effect of hepatitis C virus (HCV) on the progression of HIV and on early changes in the CD4 cell count and HIV viral load after HAART initiation. The researchers examined data from HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report Questions Early Treatment of Hepatitis C

...People with hepatitis C whose livers remain healthy may be better off not undergoing drug treatment, which can produce severe side effects and does Read more »
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Dr. Bob answered my question about safe sex!!!

Posted by dj1979, 4 Replies
...indicated by an elevated protein level, and CBC returning to normal. Have you ever advised against any sexual intercourse in the early stages of HIV infection? Is this really the best thing to do for now? Response from Dr. Frascino ... Read more »

AnalysisParalysis!!!

Posted by DFWMan, 3 Replies
...days and then I was fine. Absolutely I will be tested at the 12 week mark - but was curious: Would just 4 days be considered early for showing symptoms of ARS? Or, should I be more concerned about viral hepatitis than HIV? Looking for that... Read more »

A few questions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...anyone here may be able to answer a few questions for me.. My doctor doesn't seem to want to answer.. I was exposed to HIV and Hepatitis B and D for the last 6 years, (Without my knowledge) I have been tested for all three and all tests came... Read more »

NAT testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know anything about Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) I was told that blood banks use it to seek the virus in donated Blood. How effective is it? I have had numberous negitive Elisa test from home Access over the past six months( with no risky... Read more »