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Hep C And Aids

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HEP C, AIDS & Hemophilia

If I am a hemophiliac and have had AIDS for over 5 years, and was just diagnosed with HEP C, what are my chances for survival? What symptoms will I be feeling? Why would I just find out that I have HEP C now after being positive for over 15-16...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...It is really impossible to say what your survival would be. However, most hemophiliacs have hepatitis C from factor that they received before 1991. Sometimes the antibody is negative for a long time while the PCR is positive. Unless Read more »

Hep c...or Aids...?

I was recently told that hep c is a form of aids ....is this true? if so-or if not where... Read more »

hand washing (aids and hep c)

Thanks for answering my previous question, very interesting info. I have 1 more question, would you... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Vancouver Island Health Authority Targets $1.5 Million to Halve HIV/AIDS, Hep C

... Toward the goal of reducing HIV and hepatitis C infection rates by 50 percent in the coming three years, the Vancouver Island Health Authority will distribute $1.5 million Canadian Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis C and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis? What Is Hepatitis C? How Is HCV Spread? HIV and HCV Co-Infection Testing for HCV Treatment of HCV HIV Treatment for People Who Are Read more »
The Body

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

...headaches, muscle and body aches, and nausea. Have a water bottle with you at all times. If you have issues with depression prior to hep C treatment, don't wait till you start treatment to start the antidepressants. They can take up to three... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted Read more »
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Positive for Hep C and now worried about HIV

Posted by Worrywart28, 2 Replies
...bisexual male but I have never used drugs and have always used protected sex. I don't see how I could have possibly have gotten HEP C but now this is making me worried about my HIV results. Anyone know how common is it to get a false positive on... Read more »

cocaine hiv and hepatitis c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...LOOKED AND IT HAD BLOOD IN AND AROUND THE STRAW. I HAD A COLD SORE IN MY NOSE. THE GIRL CALLED ME ;ATER AND TOLD ME HE HAS HEPATITIS C AND HIV CALLED CDC AND THEY SAID IT COULD BE POSSIBLE SHOULD I GET TESTED HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF CATCHING HIV... Read more »

Hepatitis C, HIV and Seroconvertin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...who's coinfected? scary [censored], man. i guess i'm saying that maybe 6 months isn't enough b/c you might also have gotten Hep C, which will make you take longer to seroconvert! scary [censored], man! we gotta start looking up [censored] on... Read more »

Tested today for HIV and Hepatitis C

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...you guys think that's enough, or would you go back at exactly 26? I also paid that "ripoff 800 number" $89 to get a test for Hepatitis C. I want to cover all my bases. They should both let me know within 2-3 days. Please pray for me and keep... Read more »