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Ebv And Chronic Hepatitis

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hbv and ebv

dear dr. dieterich,can a person with hbv and ebv develop liver complications? Thanks....
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Epstein Barr virus during the acute event can cause elevations of liver enzymes but not chronically. Hepatitis B can of course cause long term liver damage, cirrhosis and liver cancer if not treated. DTD... Read more »

CD4 count, EBV, Toxoplasma, CMV, Hepatitis A and H. Pylori

Dear Dr.,I would like to thank you milion times for helping people and me. I wish I knew all this... Read more »

HIV neg but CMV,EBV,HepC

I have had 3 tests of HIV neg. but have tested positive for EBV,CMV HEPC and HSV My question is the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Living With Chronic Hepatitis B

What Should You Know to Keep Others From Getting Infected With HBV? What Is Chronic (Life-Long) Hepatitis B? How Serious Is Hepatitis B? How Could You Have Been Infected With HBV? How Can I Take Care of My Liver? Is There Treatment for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study Examines Ways to Restore Immunity to Chronic Hepatitis C Infection

The hepatitis C virus (HCV) attacks the immune system, stopping T cells from functioning. Using animal models, researchers found a way to block a protein called programmed cell death 1 (PD-1) that helps the virus thrive, thus restoring immune... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Community-Based Treatment for Chronic Hepatitis C in Drug Users: High Rates of Compliance With Therapy Despite Ongoing Drug Use

The authors note that UK authorities' hepatitis C virus (HCV) treatment guidelines are evolving with respect to injecting drug users (IDUs). Nonetheless, patients with circumstances thought to reduce compliance are excluded from many studies,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Expands Testing Recommendations for Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today published new recommendations for health care providers that are designed to increase routine testing in the United States for chronic hepatitis B, a major cause of liver disease and... Read more »
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reactivation of EBV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could reactivation of EBV delay seroconversion to hiv and hepc or can it be part of seroconverting to hiv +or hep c+ Read more »

EBV? Details?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
Just wondering what the details of EBV are? What is it? What does it do?

Thanks all!

Get PCR and 5 week HIV/Chl/Gon/Syph tests in a week!

-SS

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cmv ebv do i have hiv too

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
i have cmv and ebv both vca igg positive in high levels but vca igm negative. do i seroconvert late for hive then. does it mean that i have hiv to. i have tested duo test for hiv out to 100 days. ?? Read more »

EBV vs. MONO

Posted by Anonymous
Anyone with any experience, is it possible to test negative to a mono test but have active ebstein bar virus?

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