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Endoscopy Hep C

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Endoscopy and Hep C - please answer, asked so many times!

Sorry to be asking this AGAIN. Endoscopy worker doing endoscopy on Hep C patient. Wearing gloves. Got a small amount of saliva on gloves. About 1-2 hours previously had a pinprick on finger for blood sugar level. That had stopped bleeding for a good...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Please consider yourself reassured that your exposure to hepatitis C was definitely not significant. I'd place it in the category of essentially nonexistent. O.K.? Thank you for your donation. We'll Read more »

Should I take endoscopy?

My Doc. recommended endoscopy.. I read that there are chances for Hep B/Hep C/HIV risks because of... Read more »

cirrhosis, hep c, and hiv

what is the severity of having HIV,HEP C, and CIRRHOSIS? Is there any way that I will be able to... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nevada: Related Endoscopy Clinics Closed

...investigators found clinic staff had regularly reused syringes, contaminating medication vials, and infecting six patients with hepatitis C. The Southern Nevada Health District last week sent letters to 40,000 ECSN patients recommending they be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nevada: Endoscopy Clinic Shut Down

...an endoscopy clinic two days after announcing that unsafe syringe usage there may have put patients at risk for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV. Investigators say clinic staff at the Endoscopy Center of Southern Nevada, 700 Shadow Lane,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nevada: Vegas Hepatitis C Outbreak Spurs New Laws

... New state laws enacted in the aftermath of a Las Vegas clinic-based hepatitis C outbreak should lessen the risk of a repeat, officials say. More than 50,000 patients were notified last year that they should Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Patients Not Infected After Tests With Dirty Equipment -- Health Authority

...patients in April that procedures conducted between June 2008 and January 2010 may have exposed them to HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Of those, 391 underwent testing and none were found to be infected, said Shannon Marshall, VIHA... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »