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Hep C And Late Seroconversion

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Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...past the exposure. After 3 months of the exposure i got tested for Hepatitis C, it was negative. The reason i got tested for Hep C is that i read in your forums that it might delay hiv seroconversion.Now i did not get tested for any other STD's... Read more »

Dr. Rob, your input please? (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)

Dr. Bob, I have a question about HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection. I am finding conflicting... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis C Drug Raises Cure Rate in Late Trial

... A Phase III trial of Vertex Pharmaceuticals' experimental hepatitis C virus drug telepravir boosted cure rates of infected patients taking standard treatment, the firm recently announced. With standard Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...transmitted by blood (and potentially by semen), safer-sex messages about HIV also apply to hepatitis C. Use condoms for anal sex and latex or polyurethane gloves for fisting. Change them often, and change them every time you change partners... 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 What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C 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 about Read more »
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Can Herpes Virus affect testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...cause me to show negative for HIV? Does herpes have any effect on the test result. I have heard of co-infection with HIV and Hep c causing late seroconversions. Can the same thing happen with Herpes? I tested neg for all other STD'd as well. Read more »

Another Scare..GMAN, please answer!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I recently found out that co-infection with HIV and Hep C can delay seroconversion past six months. Does anyone know how true this is?? The fact that 1/3 of all people with hiv also have 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 »

hiv and hep c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...exposed to hepc and hiv tested at 6 months neg tested for hepc antibodies neg. am i neg still scared about late seroconversion Read more »