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Facts About HBV

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HBV and lipoatrophy

Dear Doct,thanks for the great job.I'm Hiv+ and Hbv+ . I started therapy 2 yrs ago and in the last few months I noticed some big veins in my arm and legs. I'm on Combivir and Vired.Do you think is the AZT? if yes, what are my options? The...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
It's possible that you could be gettinfg fat loss but you would really want to check with your Doc and be sure before considered changing. Obviously for hep B you want to stick with viread and 3TC so replacing the AZT with sustiva is probably... Read more »

Flare in Chronic HBV Infection

Hi,I was diagnosed with HBV in November 2006 in a routine test prior to dental surgery. My serology... Read more »

partner hbv myself hiv

buongiorno from Italy ! I have a boyfriend who is chronic hbv, currently taking Zeffix (epivir). I... Read more »

HIV Coinfections

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet AIDS-defining condition: Any of several illnesses that can lead to a diagnosis of AIDS in a person infected with HIV. AIDS is the most advanced stage of HIV infection. Coinfection: Infection with more than one... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Treatment of Chronic HBV in HIV-Coinfected Patients

Hepatitis B virus (HBV) and HIV share similar routes of transmission. As a consequence, up to 80 percent of HIV-infected patients have serological markers of present or past HBV infection. The prevalence of HIV-infected persons carrying hepatitis B... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Fact Sheet

Signs & Symptoms 80% of persons have no signs or symptoms. jaundice fatigue dark urine abdominal pain loss of appetite nausea   Cause Hepatitis C virus (HCV) Long-Term Effects Chronic infection:... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Policy and Justice Issues Affecting Women: Fact Sheets and Talking Points

Criminalization Fact Sheet: Coming soon! Reproductive Justice Fact Sheet (April 19, 2011) To read PDF, click here . Reproductive Justice Talking Points (April 19, 2011) To read PDF, click here . Economic Justice Fact Sheet (April 19, 2011) To... Read more »
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I'm trying not to scare anyone, but facts are fact

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
In fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
Its a fact some of positive people lie about their status before sex. If you are going to have sex BE SAFE! dont believe people if they tell you they are negative, they may not be. ALWAYS PRACTICE SAFE SEX!!!!! I hope we learned something here.

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What are the chances of catching hiv when:
You have sex with a male with the condom on, after he cums he pulls the condom off and you play around for around 10 minutes he puts his penis in you for a couple of seconds (about 2 inches)? Read more »

Facts II. WIndow Period

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Without having to travel so far away, you can find posts of Dr. Santana (The Body Spanish section) where he refers to the window period in a very similar way to what I said before,
In one of his posts he says: test at 3 months, at 6 months, at 9... Read more »