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Hep C And Coworkers

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Hep. C transmisson to co-workers

I currently work beside a person with active hep. c she has already had treatment once and was in remission. She has been recently retested and is found to be active again. My question is: how contagious is this for me and what are the best...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Your only precautions would be to have protected sex with her,and not to share needles ,razors,or any other instrument that can come in contact with her blood ,and then yours.In other words,you have nothing to fear from your casual,work based... Read more »

My employer and co-workers found out I have hep C

Hello:I have had HEP C for 14 years. I live a clean life,( no drugs,liquior, or unsafe sex). I'm... Read more »

Can I catch hepatitis C from a co-worker?

I work with someone who has hepatitis c. She also has diabetes and she tests her blood sugar... Read more »
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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 Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...hardier than HIV, and therefore more difficult to destroy. It has not been proven that using bleach for 2 minutes also kills the Hepatitis C virus. It's possible that blood containing Hepatitis C can remain infectious outside of your body for up... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and G viruses, or HAV, HBV, and so on. Over 90% of cases of hepatitis are caused by hepatitis A, B, or C. Viral hepatitis can be acute or chronic. Acute means the first few weeks to months after you get hepatitis. You may... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? 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 »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »