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Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ELISA) out to nine months are definitive, conclusive and WOO-HOO-able. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. Your negative hepatitis C antibody and negative HBsAg (hepatitis B surface antigen) indicated you do not have hepatitis B or C.... Read more »

Dr. Bob, can i woohoo, please answer? Will donate. (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have had one time unprotected sex with a stranger in the past, she told me that she had... Read more »
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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 Read more »
PWA Health Group

Ribavirin Info Sheet

...stopping treatment, this number fell to 2. Several studies report significantdrops in liver enzymes, but little or no change in hepatitis C viral load. Ribavirin may suppress viral replication, but does not appear to eradicate the virus.... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hepatitis C Virus: Infection, Prevention and Treatment

... In high-income countries today, hepatitis C virus (HCV) is most commonly spread through sharing equipment for substance use, such as needles and straws. Exposure to unsterilized Read more »
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Hep Coinfection? Gman?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...all of the at three weeks and Hiv at 90 days (he didnt do another Hep test). He also ran a DNA PCR because I told him I heard Hep can cause a delay in antibody production. I came out negative on the DNA as well... what a total relief!! Now I'm... 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 »

to richard

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Richard I have been reading your posts recently, I also felt the virus in my veins among a lot of other things. I was just wondering which country your exposure was in. Mine was in thialand where my blood has been sent to get analysed. Also I read... Read more »

PCR not 100% conclusive???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...one who had a cd4 count of 1000!!! This does not apply to PCR DNA tests as they will be (+) regardless of meds or (-) RNA. Now Hep C and B can delay seroconversion and maybe this has something to do with it, although they use the PCR DNA test to... Read more »