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Fact Sheet On Hepatitis A

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most common symptoms are loss of appetite, fatigue, fever, body aches, nausea and vomiting, and stomach pain. Some...
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So very confused by conflicting information!!! pls help

Hello Dr McGovern, I hope you can help clear up something once and for all. I had a severe bout with Acute Hep B in Dec 2003, I became VERY sick and my liver enzymes went through the roof, 5 months later I cleared the virus (Hep B surface antigen...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I did not read your entire story, but let me clarify a few things:1. Your gastroenterologist is correct that your past hepatitis B infection cleared, as demonstrated by your blood testing. You are not at risk of passing this infection onto... Read more »

Hepatitis C

in Sept 2008, while testing for HIV, the doctor told me that I was infected with Hepatitis C, but it is gone. yesterday, i went to another doctor and talked about fatigue and hep C. i am very scared is there any treatment for complete removal of Hep...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You can spontaneously recover from hepatitis C just as you can from hepatitis A and B. Approximately 15-30% of folks with hepatitis C spontaneously clear the virus from their bodies without treatment. Blood Read more »

Flu Vaccine's and BLIPS

Could the seasonal flu vaccine or the N1H1 vaccine cause a Viral Load BLIP (slight to moderate rise) sometime after having one?I ask because I have been religious taking my HIV med's since 1998 and back in September & October I received my vaccines....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in people with HIV. Hepatitis (see Fact Sheet 506): Hepatitis can be caused by several different viruses. Vaccines exist for hepatitis A and B. Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This includes... Read more »

H1N1 vaccine

HelloThis may seem like a silly question, but why shouldn't HIV(+) individuals get the "attenuated live virus" that is available through the flu-nasal mist especially if one has already had the regular flu shot over a month ago?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in people with HIV.Hepatitis (see Fact Sheet 506): Hepatitis can be caused by several different viruses. Vaccines exist for hepatitis A and B.Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This includes people... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Fact Sheet

...get into a treatment program; if you can't stop, never share needles, syringes, water, or "works," and get vaccinated against hepatitis A & B. Do not share personal care items that might have blood on them (razors, toothbrushes). If you are a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine: Fact Sheet

...Reporting System (1-800-822-7967) receives reports from health care providers and others about vaccine side effects. Combined Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B Vaccine Combinations using hepatitis A and/or hepatitis B vaccines Additional... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...drugs. They can damagethe liver. Drink lots of water. Quit or cut back on smoking. Be vaccinated to protect yourself fromhepatitis A and B. Tell your doctor if you are taking any other drugs,including prescription and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...having oral and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal swab Hepatitis tests (See fact sheet 506 ): Tests look for hepatitis antibodies and antigens for hepatitis A, B, and C. Positive results can lead to further tests, treatment,... Read more »
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