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Hep C And Hiv Coinfection

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Follow-up Question about Hep C and HIV Coinfection (DELAYED SEROCONVERSION: HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection 2009)

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for your prompt response. I will be making a donation at www.concertedeffort.org tomorrow. I have just a couple of questions I meant to ask previously.My risk event occurred as a result of a sexual assault from a man from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...blood-to-blood transmission that occurs due to trauma during the sexual activity. I'm not aware of any data that indicates lower hepatitis C viral load decreases transmission risk, but it very well may be true. Your HIV specialist can easily... Read more »

HepC/HIV coinfected taking iron

I am coinfected and I take iron daily and folic acid twice daily. I have been recently been given... Read more »

hep c & hiv co-infection / testing

So i was stuck with a syringe, the person was likely hiv + / hep-c + (heroin -or- meth user). I'm... Read more »
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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Co-infection with HIV and HEP C: Beyond the Basics

...experience symptoms and other tell-tale signs of disease progression. Researchers estimate that at least 20% of patients with chronic hepatitis C develop cirrhosis (liver damage) and fibrosis (scarring of the liver), a process that usually takes... 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 »
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 you might be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers some basic questions Read more »
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HIV and Hep C co-infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I've read where HIV and Hep C co-infection can cause a person to take longer to test positive. Does anyone know how true this is? I've tested negative at Read more »

HIV and HEP-C co-infection

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i know this might sound like a stupid question but is it possible to pick up both HIV and HEP-C from one unprotected, penis/vaginal sexual encounter ? and if so, can this cause problems with an HIV test at 3 months Read more »

coinfection hep c hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
it has been 6month since exposure having burning skin, black stool, itching,dry mouth, burning stomach, irritable bowel in the morning had severe herpe outbreak 2 weeks ago eyes are so red, skin pale, tired weak, shoulders feel tight thought my test... Read more »

coinfection hep c hiv

Posted by Anonymous
please somebody help me has anyone tested right at 6momth and was neg and had a delayed seroconversion high risk exposure i have lost weight, eyelid swelling, veins on nose and all over chest, thrush in mouth. the doctor keeps telling me i have to... Read more »