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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...lots of sleep and exercise. If you cannot sleepfor long periods, take naps. Avoid alcohol and street 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 non-prescriptionmedications, and complementary therapies. Theymay interact with your HIV or Hep C treatments. If you are...
Ask the Experts

hep B or C???

Hi doc,Happy new year first of all,I'd like to ask you in your experience which virus is most likely to self limitate between Hep B and C. I ask because eventhough both are really bad; most people are more scared by hep C due to the fast evolution...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Happy New Year to you as well!In general, Hepatitis B and C can both cause cirrhosis and liver cancer. However, more adults become chronically infected with HCV while most of those with HBV clear their virus. Most testing for HBV 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
...infectionAre white, not African AmericanCan Hep C Be Prevented?Although there are vaccines to protect you from getting infected with Hep A or Hep B, there is no vaccine yet for hep C. The best way to prevent hep C infection is to avoid being... Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...order they were discovered. Before hepatitis C was discovered in 1989, the virus was referred to as "non-A non-B hepatitis."Hepatitis A and BAfter an HCV diagnosis, it's important to find out whether you are protected against hepatitis A and B --... Read more »

Hepatitis B

I was recently diagnosed HIV positive. When the ID doctor did my labs he told me that I had Hepatitis B at some point and it cleared itself. I am reading that there is a risk of cirrhosis of the liver and cancer of the liver as a result. How do I...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I suspect that you have the following laboratory tests based on your physician's comment: Hepatitis B non reactiveHepatitis B core reactiveHepatitis B surface antibody reactive.With this profile, you would not need any more follow-up. Read more »
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Project Inform

Project Inform's Policy Team Expands Hepatitis C Advocacy Efforts

...Hepatitis Roundtable (NVHR), a national coalition of hepatitis B and C advocates. NVHR is leading efforts to pass the Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention Act, which would establish a national hepatitis surveillance,... Read more »
National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse

What I Need to Know About Hepatitis C

... Other types of hepatitis exist. The National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse (NDDIC) also has booklets about hepatitis A and hepatitis B: What I need to know about Hepatitis A What I need to know about Hepatitis B ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...white, not African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are vaccines to protect you from getting infected with Hep A or Hep B, there is no vaccine yet for hep C. The best way to prevent hep C infection is to avoid being exposed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? Read more »
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Dr. Urkie (hepatitis)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Dr. cuales son los primeros sintomas de la hepatitis si esque los hay. se que no todas las personas tiene sintomas pero si es que los hay cuales serian. Por favor Dr. sea espesifico. Read more »

The treatment information of Liver diseases

Posted by wang
...administrator of the forum which provides discussion to patients with liver diseases (hepatitis c, fatty liver, liver cancer, liver cirrhosis, and NASH liver). You can get much useful information about liver health and let others share your... Read more »

Hepatitis B

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...siguiente en caso de ser contagiado de Hepatitis B, me surgen las siguientes dudas: - Se cura pasado un tiempo como es el caso d ela hepatitis B? - Se puede cronificar? - en caso de cronificacion, puede a largo tiempo generar algun problema, como... Read more »

LA HEPATITIS TAMBIEN ES MORTAL? TIENE CURA?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...muchos sintomas. Bueno el hecho es q al leer los distintos post me he dado cuenta q no soloelvih es peligroso sino tambien lahepatitis... mi pregunta es si esta enfermedad es mortal, tiene cura o es irreversible y q tipode analisis debode hacerme... Read more »