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Hep B prevention and Atripla

My doctor had my hep B protection checked two years ago. Result was 9,8. He told me that at a number under 10 my vaccination should be renewed. Last week he had my antbodies checked again. The number was now 7,19. But he advised me that a renewed...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Interesting question....Your doctor is correct in pointing out that Atripla has activity against the hepatitis B virus. Two drugs within Atripla - emtricitabine and tenofovir - have dual activity against HBV and HIV. However, these two drugs are... Read more »

Hep B 3 shot prevention

I was given a shot 20 years ago for hep B when several of my friends had HEP B. The last time I was... Read more »

Prevention & Cure for Hep C

Sir I already ask u a question i have postive hep c with following answer given by u what... Read more »
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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 What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by... Read more »
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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 living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep... Read more »
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Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs... Read more »
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Tenofovir (Viread)

What Is Tenofovir? Who Should Take Tenofovir? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Tenofovir Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Tenofovir React With Other Drugs? What Is Tenofovir? Tenofovir (Viread), also called bis-POC... Read more »
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Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was tested neg for HIV but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test for hep b? Should I be scared of this? What I don't understand is... Read more »

hep and hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you are exposed to hiv and hep at the same time, will that extend the window period for testing. Or will you still get a conclusive test at the 12/13 week mark? Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
"People Helping People" Our Mission Founder's Story Brainstorming Team CAP National Site Lung Cancer CAP Site Legal Information Contact HCCAP Federal Hep C Bill (English) Federal Hep C Bill (Spanish) Resource Center... Read more »

Bilingual Needle Exchange Worker (Americorps) oreg

Posted by Anonymous
Organization: HIV Alliance Bilingual Needle Exchange Worker (Americorps) The Community Connections Coordinator will accompany staff on needle exchanges and provide health education (especially HIV and Hep C prevention, vein care, and harm... Read more »