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Foods To Avoid If Have You Hep C

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handeling food wiith hep-c

are people who have been diagnosed with hep c able to cook and serve food for other people in a restaurant of other places of business or serving the homeless is there a chance for contagion if they use gloves...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
People who have been diagnosed with hep c are able to cook and serve food for other people in a restaurant or other places of business or serving the homeless. This infection is not spread via casual contact. They should wear gloves only if all... Read more »

New drug for HepC

I have chronic hep C. My hepatologist now suggest x1 weekly Interferon with a new drug just FDA... Read more »

If cured of HepC are you still a carrier

If cured of Acute Hep C are you still a carrier. And will there still be a chance of transmitting... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

À la Carte -- 10. Hepatitis C Co-Infection

Many people living with HIV are also living with hepatitis C, a virus that attacks and damages the liver. In people who are co-infected, the liver inflammation and damage may progress faster than in people who have hepatitis C alone; and sometimes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colorado: Hepatitis C Awareness and Testing Campaign Launched

Hep C Connection is a new awareness and testing campaign aimed at alerting Coloradoans about hepatitis C virus, which is especially prevalent among baby boomers. Those born between 1946 and 1964 account for nearly 70 percent of HCV cases, and a new... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

What Happens to People Who Have Hepatitis C The Natural History of HCV Although hepatitis C also affects other parts of the body, your liver is the organ most affected. Your liver is an essential organ with hundreds of functions. On a daily... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
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hiv and hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
exposed to hepc and hiv tested at 6 months neg tested for
hepc antibodies neg. am i neg still scared about late seroconversion Read more »

But I bleached the needles........

Posted by starbright4876, 4 Replies
I was a big dummy for a long time.Since I was 18(now 29)I have had many,many unprotected sexual encounters,shared needles,pipes,equipment,ect. All of my hiv tests were NEG.I was scared and happy each and everytime! So,After 18 months of absolute... Read more »

Medication Change

Posted by riverprincess, 3 Replies
I had to be switched from Atripla to Complera due to having to go back on HepC tx. I'll be doing a triple therapy for the hep and the Atripla doesn't mix well with one of the new meds in the cocktail. Any one been on Complera ? If so could you... Read more »

Still Concerned

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello, I am hoping someone out there can help me, I had a risk exposure to HIV/Hep C and many other stds, well I have had many symptoms, and the women was from South Korea so I am concerned about "Rare Strains". I have taken an antibody test for... Read more »