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Hep C Vaccination

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plz answr: engaged. : hep c vaccine and hiv antibody test

Dr.,Thank you so much for your time. I am engaged to get married soon to a woman who would have no chance of having hiv. I got a hiv antibody test done last week which came back negative. However, I got a chicken pox vaccine and my first hepatitis...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...(not C yet unfortunately) will not interfere with HIV testing. I applaud your conscientiousness in both HIV testing and HBV vaccination. More people should be like you! Good luck with your relationship! DTD Read more »

Hep A & Hep B Vaccines to a person with Hep C

What do you know about the viral load raising after a person with Hep C has been vaccinated against... Read more »

Hepatitis C

in Sept 2008, while testing for HIV, the doctor told me that I was infected with Hepatitis C, but... 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 »
Project Inform

Immune Gene May Help Predict Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Therapy

...type (no gene from either parent) were associated with poorer outcomes. Other factors that influenced treatment outcomes were hepatitis C viral load, ethnicity, liver fibrosis and fasting blood sugar. This gene will also have to be studied in all... Read more »
Rockefeller University

New Theory Suggests How Hepatitis C May Cause Rare Immune Disease

... Of the hepatitis alphabet, the C variant may be the nastiest. In 1990, researchers observed that most patients with hepatitis C also develop a rare autoimmune disease called mixed cryoglobulinemia, a condition that frequently leads to cancer,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

St. Louis University to Begin Trial of Preventive Hepatitis C Vaccine

... St. Louis University 's Center for Vaccine Development is launching the first clinical trial of a hepatitis C vaccine in the United States, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The trial, which will be conducted in conjunction with Read more »
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Very Stressed, OCD , Sleepless . Can anyone help

Posted by sam111, 1 Reply
...this and asked him about bleaching and autoclave . He said they don't do that for the small glass plates. He was ignorant about hep c . I advised him to use bleach and hot water and returned very stressed and worried. One thing was sure . When i... 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 »

STD

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is contracting Hep B similar to contracting HIV? I got semen on unbroken skin. I'm wondering if I'm at risk for Hep B. I tried asking my question on the Hep forum but got no response from the Doc. Thanks Read more »

Hep A, B, & C?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...shots, actually 4 because of timing. does that mean i'm safe from hep B? then hep A is contracted through contact with feces? hep C would be from blood like needle sharing or such? i have not shared needles just tattoos and no poop contact... Read more »