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Hep C Series

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Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
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 »


Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »

Can you transmit Hep C whilst "undetectable"?

Hi Barbara,I am a HIV+ gay guy and last week I had unprotected sex with another HIV+ guy, where I... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Hampshire Public Radio Series Examines "Building Wave" of Hepatitis C in State

... New Hampshire Public Radio 's " NHPR News " last week aired a two-part series, titled "Hepatitis C: The Uncounted Disease," that examined a "building wave" of the disease that is hitting the state's health care system. NHPR Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Hep C Task Force Launched

...use. HCV is also easily passed from mother-to-child and through sharing drug injection needles and equipment. "Even I thought hep C was a disease associated with drug use," said Randy Allgaier, HCTF's co-chair. "I am very open about my AIDS, but... 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 youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about Read more »
Connect With Others

my best friend...

Posted by JackWilson, 2 Replies
My best friend tested positive last week. It's been the hardest thing we've ever had to endure. I don't feel like I'm doing enough nor do I know what I can even possibly do. We've been there for each other for some hard times, but this is just... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the production of HIV antibodies? That... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy
...Does anyone know? If you contract HIV and Hep C at the same time will the Hep C cause a delay in production of Hiv antibodies due to weakened immune system? 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 »