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Hep B Active Carrier Infectious Spreading

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HepB+ ,lifetime carrier?!

They said, if you are a HepB+ then you'll be a lifetime carrier.IF I am a chronic HepB+ and been cleared of the virus naturally,(as you said ,98 could be cleared off natually), will I still be a carrier?...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
If you clear the virus and develop inmmunity ,you have no virus in your body, and you are not a carrier.Only patients that have the virus in their blood are "carriers",and can be infectious to others by blood or sexual contact.... Read more »

hepB carrier

yesterday may 8,2008 was my last test and the Gastro told me not to worry about being hepB carrier... Read more »

hepb+ (e -)it is infectious?

my doctor said that my hep b is not infectous bcoz of my e antigen (-) result. is that true? please... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Newly Diagnosed With Hepatitis C

Newly diagnosed with both HIV and hepatitis C at the same time Are people around me now at risk? Can I pass on hepatits C through sex? Can you catch another type of hepatitis C or HIV? About hepatitis viruses Hepatitis A and... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

The Truth About STDs

Introduction Bacterial STDs Viral STDs Incidence and Prevalence References Introduction There are more than 25 diseases spread primarily by sexual activity. Together these infections -- called sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- have... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis B for People Living With HIV

For Martin Delaney Introduction Section 1: First Questions Section 2: Transmission and Prevention Section 3: Natural History Section 4: HBV Disease Progression and the Impact of HIV Coinfection Section 5: Diagnostics Section 6: HBV... Read more »
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Follow up to Can't Figure This Out....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thank you to everyone who replied to my previous post (listed below). I believe I am beyond my fear of HIV, but still believe something else has infected me. I am looking for insight as to what the hell it might be.

Thanks.

I have been going... Read more »

AnalysisParalysis!!!

Posted by DFWMan, 3 Replies
First, let me start by saying this site has been an excellent source of education & inspiration for me over the last couple of weeks - kudos to all of you great people!!!

Here's the scoop:
June 16th I was intimate with someone who's status I am... Read more »

Something to mull over...

Posted by Jackie__Blue, 3 Replies
What factors go into someone being so afraid of disclosure that they cant even disclose to a group whose purpose is to make the lives of people with HIV better? How can someone work side by side with this group...attempt to lead them..yet not... Read more »

John Hopkin's

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I would like to point out John Hopkin's Aids Service please read the publications about HIV tests and Symptoms and please don't bother Dr. Joel with Worried Well questions read the archives everything under the sun has been asked.I am a IV Drug user... Read more »