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Hep C And Spleen Disorders

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HIV OR HEPC RISK?

Hi there,I feel very silly asking this, I do have an irrational fear of catching diseases through blood but i am worried about something. One of my flatmates leaked period blood onto our bathroom rug! not nice! i was having a bath after her and have...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
A blister is due to a split between the outer most layers of the skin. If there was no visible blood from your blister, then I doubt there would have been a route for any other person's blood to mix with yours. I would not consider this a risky... Read more »

hepc/foot/leg muscle pain

I was diagonosed with Hep C in 1998. Tried interferon, but side effects were too much. Recently, I... Read more »

hepc treatment caused cirrhosis

My Husband went through Pegasys / Copegus treatment in 2004-2005 at that time his liver biopsy... Read more »
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Add your story Personal stories in this guide Contributors People with direct experience of HIV and hepatitis coinfection, have written much of this guide. Their storie are included here, and cover dealing with a second diagnosis,... Read more »
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I have a co-infection;HIV, and HEP-C.

Posted by stevepalma, 1 Reply
I found out that i had this co-infection(hiv,hep-c) in 2002.My doctor says that it is very hard to treat,however with sticking to my meds;this includes hiv meds, and interferon,i now have the hep-c under control after 30 weeks of a 48 week... Read more »

lymph nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Have lymph nodes in my jaw and the pain is shooting to my ear and then my head. Afraid to take anything exposed to hiv
and hep c blood. Went ID doctor he said hepc can delay hiv
3 months. I am going to buy home acsess test today.
What scares me the... Read more »

Por favor ayuda, pruebas

Posted by agobiada, 3 Replies
por favor, necesito que alguien me conteste. tuve un episodio muy desagradable, el amante bisexual de un amigo mo, entr en mi habitacin este verano y trat de mantener relaciones conmigo, lo sent como un abuso porque yo dorma, por eso quizas estoy... Read more »

NO ME RIAIS POR FAVOR

Posted by lll, 3 Replies
SE QUE SOY RECURRENTE...PERO SIGO CON LAS MULTIPLES MOLESTIAS Y MI NOVIA ULTIMAMENTE ESTA MUY MUY CANSADA (EN UN ANALISIS NO LE DIO NADA), CON PROBLEMAS DE HEPES LABIAL Y PROBLEMAS DE PIEL QUE DEBO HACER? PRUEBAS YA ME HICE LAS SUFICIENTES...LO... Read more »