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Hep C Mental Deterioration

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Truvada/hepc

Yes, I am HIV and have hep C, first to sastify my mind as I've asked my doctor before,does truvada cause lipodystophy,belly fat which I have,I stopped taking truvada for that reason, and lately I started breaking out in rashes and itching,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The risk for increased belly fat due clearly to Truvada is low compared to other HIV drugs and may be lower than the risk of untreated HIV infection. Duration of HIV infection, low CD4 counts, aging, race,hepatitis C infection, and other non-HIV... Read more »

HIV+ and HEPc + in a small community

Hello dr...i live in a very small isolated community. I've been here for about 8 years now and... Read more »

Eye Drops

Please give me peice of mind to my question....I work with a gay man whose 3yr partner was tested... Read more »
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ACRIA and GMHC

My Fight for a Hepatitis C Cure

Lynda Dee I thought I had dodged a bullet. I had stopped using heroin intravenously in the early '70s and tested HIV negative. My husband wasn't so lucky -- he died of complications from AIDS in 1987, two years after our son died from SIDS. I... Read more »
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Personal Accounts

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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HVC ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is HCV or HVC ?


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Professional in NY feeling alone

Posted by Phoenix1012, 22 Replies
Hi everyone,
I tested positive in January of this year. Since then, I have been carrying around the shame of having caught this. You see, I am in the mental health profession and we have to receive mandatory training every two years on HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

dear people please tell me if im mad.

Posted by Anonymous
since my exposure in june 23 or possibly july14.01
ive been testing since august01.
august 01 viral load testBDNA......NEG
SEPT 01 VIRAL LOAD PCR...........NEG
OCTOBER 01 ANTIBODY NEG.
NOV.......NO..TEST.
DEC ANTIBODY NEG
JAN ANTIBODY NEG
FEB ANTIBODY NEG
M... Read more »

dear people please tell me if im mad.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
since my exposure in june 23 or possibly july14.
ive been testing since august01.
august 01 viral load testBDNA......NEG
SEPT 01 VIRAL LOAD PCR...........NEG
OCTOBER 01 ANTIBODY NEG.
NOV.......NO..TEST.
DEC ANTIBODY NEG
JAN ANTIBODY NEG
FEB ANTIBODY NEG
MAR... Read more »