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Hep C Series

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curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

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 »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

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 »
Articles
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 »