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Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more common than you are letting on. I am 61 and have had hepc for most of my life. I got it from IV drug use I think. To say almost nonexistent when talking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your post; however, I take exception to your comment I am naive about hepatitis C transmission. My comments are based on the scientific epidemiological information that is currently available. The current Read more »

Topping and Hep C (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C, 2008)

Okay so this is my question.... I am an HIV positive gay man, and currently I had unsafe sex with... Read more »

Accidental Spit in Eye (Hep C) (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION)

I have the same question as asked in "blood tainted saliva in eye" asked by another visitor, but my... Read more »
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This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

...him. [For information on how to contact Richard Klein, click here .] One example of this is last year. Schering-Plough has a hepatitis C protease inhibitor in development, and they were doing a phase 2 study, looking at safety and effectiveness... 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: Overview

...healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most common... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Hepatitis C People who are treated with clotting-factor concentrates People who work with Hepatitis A infected animals or in a Hepatitis A research laboratory How is the Hepatitis A vaccine given? The Hepatitis A vaccine is... Read more »
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Info on Hep B treatment?

Posted by shannon
Hey ya'll! My friend, David, is going to start Pegasys to treat his Hep B this week. I have read some scary stuff about the side effects. has anyone got any experience to share or any advice about handling it? Thanks, Shannon Read more »

NEGATIVO VIH Y DUDAS CON HEPATITIS

Posted by Quintino2008, 2 Replies
...cual ahora tengo unas dudas que tal vez me puedan contestar o decirme adonde lo puedo averiguar. Yo tengo la vacuna contra la hepatitis B, el resultado del anlisis respecto de las hepatitis dice lo siguiente: Hepatitis B: Antigeno de... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Hepatitis Question

Posted by Anonymous
...Hi everyone. I recently had a battery of tests done for STDs. I tested negative for everything (including HIV) except Hepatitis B. (I know this is an HIV board, but I can't find any info on HepB on the web) So to anyone who also has HepB....what... Read more »