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Getting Hep B When You Have Hiv

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getting hepB vac for HIV+

Is it safe to get vaccinated for hepititis B if one is HIV positive?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
No only is it safe, but it is recommended by the US Public Health service. It is also recommended for all kids by the American Academy of Pediatrics. It is slightly less effective if you CD4 cells are low, but it is worth it. Go get vaccinated for B... Read more »

Infection of HIV/HepB/Hep/C via blood/saliva/semen given in a cold juice.

Dearest Dr Rob, I dont understand why you dont reply to mail. I earn Rs 6,000 a month which is... Read more »
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Comparing Three Viruses: HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C

...   HIV Hepatitis B (HBV) Hepatitis C (HCV) EPI Slowly progressing disease, with ~10 years to life threatening stage. High mortality if Read more »
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Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

...for HBV Monoinfection Glossary Introduction Welcome to this treatment guide for HIV-positive people who also have hepatitis B(HBV). This guide provides information on the prevention, care, and treatment of HBV,and the impact of HBV on... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Approval of NAT for Detection of HIV-2, HIV-1 Groups O and M, and Hepatitis B and C

...simultaneously detects nucleic acid from the most common form of HIV, HIV-1 Group M, as well as the Hepatitis C Virus and the Hepatitis B Virus. The MPX test is designed for use with plasma specimens from human donors of whole blood and blood... Read more »
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Studies Examine Effects of Circumcision, Hepatitis B Treatment on HIV/AIDS

... The following summarizes recently released studies on HIV/AIDS. Hepatitis B Treatment and Resistance to Antiretrovirals: The hepatitis B drug entecavir might increase HIV-positive people's likelihood of Read more »
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HEP B, HEP C, & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If one was infected with HEP B or C and took and HIV test at 12, 15, and 17 weeks (excessive testing I know, can't help it) would a negative test be accurate Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B infection cause a false negative HIV test? Especially at 6/7 weeks, and if so what level of probability? Im... Read more »

hep b / hiv coinfect

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...is it possible to get hiv / hep b coinfection via oral sex, say cunnilingus, if so, would the hep b infection cause an hiv test to be neg after 6-8 weeks or so. Read more »

HIV/HepB Coinfection and test implications

Posted by Anonymous
...urine, and pale faeces, which I have read is a symptom of HepB. My question for anyone knowledgeable out there, is:- Can a Hep B infection cause a false negative HIV test? Especially at 6/7 weeks, and if so what level of probability? Im... Read more »