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Hep B & C Coinfection

Just diagnosed with Hep B & C coinfection...sufferer is bi-polar. What are the expected side effects of Interferon and is that the best treatment? Also, was told life expectancy with coinfection is ~5 years...is that true?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I would discuss interferon with your psychiatrist to see if he or she supports your treatment right now with this drug. IFN can cause depression and irritability...If your bipolar disease is well controlled, treatment with IFN may be possible with... Read more »

Testing for hiv and hep B/C

Hi Doctor,Over a year ago I had a sexual risk exposure (brief unprotected vaginal), and I've been... Read more »

HEP B & C

MY PARTNER WAS DIAG WITH HEP B & C WHAT DO I NEED TO DO FOR ME TO PREVENT ANY PROBLEMS FOR ME? Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Hepatitis Info Sheet

...The symptoms are high liver enzymes, fever, appetite loss, nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, exhaustion, and jaundice. Most chronic Hep B carriers don't have any symptoms, but they have a good chance of developing cirrhosis of the liver , which can... Read more »
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HEP B, C from Dr. Dieterich

Posted by Anonymous
----Q: Could you please tell me how long after possible exposure, one should be tested for Hepatitis A B & C. How long before they show up on the tests? ----A: Most of these viruses will make detectable antibodies in 6-12 weeks, but like HIV it... 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 A, B, & C?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...wondering if any of the above would skew a hiv test? nextly i was vaccinated within the last 10 years for hep B do you get a booster? i had all 3 shots, actually 4 because of timing. does that mean i'm safe from hep B? then hep A is contracted Read more »

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Posted by muytriste
hola bueno alfin una buena je , con tada la mala suerte que tengo esta vez no fue asi, di no rectivo hep A B C. crei en un 100% que se trataba de coinfeccion con alguna hep gracias a Dios mi higado puede dar batalla !!!!! les juro que solo veia todo... Read more »