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Facts About HAV

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including prescription medications), or poisons can also cause hepatitis. So can opportunistic infections such as Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC, see Fact Sheet 514 ) or Cytomegalovirus (CMV, see ...
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Vaccination against HAV and HBV under therapy (Isentress and Truvada)

Dear professor, I'm an 25yo boy and had seroconversion illness about a year ago. I started meds, Isentress (2 tablets/d) + Truvada (1 tablet/d), two months ago (lab data: VL undetectable, CD4>500). No significant side effects.Now, a s+ friend urged...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your friend has given you good advice.All my HIV infected patients undergo testing for all the hepatitis viruses. If they have not been exposed to HBV or HAV, they undergo immunization to protect them against infection. There is no concern that your... Read more »

Positive or negative?

First of all, thank you for the excellent work you do here. I had one reactive HIV ELISA (value 50, high) while diagnosed with Hepatitis A in a clinic. I was told that I may be infected for more than a year, since it would explain a rash and high...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Sounds like you need another set of tests to determine if the western blot will evolve and develop more bands and whether the viral load remains positive and/or increases. Read more »

Anti HAV Igm is non reactive, Anti HAV total ir reactive

Hi my Anti HAV Igm is non reactive, Anti HAV total is reactive also SGPT level is high (80) and protien level is also little bit high (8.16), I also took Hepatites B and C test but they are not reactive, kindly suugest what to do
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
As for the hepatitis A - this probably means that in the past you were infected and cleared your infection. I doubt it is the reason for your elevated liver function tests. You will need further follow for this. If they stay elevated you will want... Read more »

HAV AB, TOTAL REACTIVE

WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You have immunity to hepatitis A virus. Read more »
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Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the most... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Amprenavir (Agenerase)

What Is Amprenavir? Amprenavir is a drug used as part of antiretroviral therapy (ART). It is also called Agenerase ® . It was manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline. Manufacture of amprenavir was discontinued in October 2007. It is being replaced... Read more »
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Protease Inhibitors in Development

Protease Inhibitors Protease Inhibitors in Development PIs No Longer in Development NOTE: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase inhibitors... Read more »
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Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors in Development

Non-Nucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors NNRTIs in Development NNRTIs No Longer in Development Note: Several fact sheets describe drugs that are being tested against HIV: Fact Sheet 410 : nucleoside analog reverse transcriptase... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Questions I need answered

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok, this is the situation. On june 25th, 2006 I had a risy situation occur. I received anal sex, and felt weird during the act, only to find out, the condom had split open. I immediatly made him pull out, and he never ejaculated in me. I asked him... Read more »

Petechiae/worried22yo/reply

Posted by worried22yo, 1 Reply
Hi. Someone asked me a question a few pages ago and wanted to make sure they saw my reply so I am reposting. Hope everyone is doing well, you guys are the best! My reply: Hi there. I was worried because I was in fact diagnosed by 2 different... Read more »

Teens 17,or 18 WORRIED MUCH!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
IS THERE ANY TEENS IN HERE DEALING WITH HIV/AIDS, BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16-18 IM 17 AND AM VERY WORRIED I HAVE IT BECAUSE OF AN EXPOSER I HAD THANK YOU ALL! Read more »