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Hep C Immunization

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Ask the Experts

Hep-c

Why would my doctor want me to take Twinrix treatment if I am Hep-c positive?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your doctor is doing the right thing. All patients with HCV should be immunized against hepatitis A and B so you don't get any other infections.... Read more »

Contracting HepC or B or HIV from contamined razor

My college son advised me last night that after his shower, he picked up the wrong razor and began... Read more »

Clearing Hep-C

How is it that some people that are co-infected are able to clear the Hep-C virus on there own, My... Read more »
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Treatment Action Group

Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV

What Happens to People Who Have Hepatitis C The Natural History of HCV Although hepatitis C also affects other parts of the body, your liver is the organ most affected. Your liver is an essential organ with hundreds of functions. On a daily... Read more »
TheBody.com

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. The good news is that,... Read more »
Connect With Others

Does anyone know

Posted by franfrog, 4 Replies
When I came out of the hospital from my PCP and diagnosis of AIDS, I had applied for Social Security disability. I was pretty sure I would not get it but was hoping even for the medicaid part of it. While I was on vacation I received a letter from... Read more »

symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
All of yoou with symptoms and testing neg could have hep c it can and does take more then 6 months to show antibody's in more then just a few people and the symptoms can be the same as hiv.So it might not be stress or your not crazy ,Hepc can take... Read more »

4 and a half month test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How conclusive is a negative result from 4 and a half month test. Had condom break during insertive vaginal with escort. Do i need another test since I did not have a six month test? Any replies would be welcomed. Read more »

Friend posted here yesterday and I'm MAD!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Who ever would call someone "ignorant" cuz she made a mistake posting her ?? is a freakin insensitive moron! Isn't the reason people post on this thread in specific is cuz they do not know if what they heard is true or not?? I thought she was being... Read more »