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Hep-B/Elevated ALT&AST

Hi - I just got blood tests back saying my ALT and AST were elevated (ALT 3x the normal) and I am worried I could have Hep-B. And not sure how I could have gotten it.I have always been HIV-phobic, and practiced safer sex. My profile is as...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...The only way to know if you "could have" hepatitis B is simply to be tested for it. I would strongly recommend testing to know exactly what you are dealing with and also testing Read more »

HEP B high viral load

My blood test report shows that my HEP B VIRAL DNA QT is High(641000<100)and (1920000<160); I'm a... Read more »

Viral Load

This is my 25th anniversary of having Hep C and B. Recently, my ALT & AST levels jummped to 94 &... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

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 »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

... Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis B? How is HBV Spread? Diagnosis and Treatment HIV Treatment for People Who Are Also Infected With HBV Prevention of Read more »
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negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...ate food and has the same color of food I eat. On 14th week, I saw a new doctor who suggested I should go for Vaccination for Hep B, since I was not immune for that. I took that shot. Now I am very worried. I see from some websites, that with... Read more »

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 »

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 »

hep b and hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...unprotected sex left me with ab std which was treated and hep b. 6 weeks later i had all the symptoms nght sweats, fever, itching hands and feet, swollen glands, on and off for over 2 months. Read more »