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Hepatitis A And B And C Differences

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...lots of sleep and exercise. If you cannot sleepfor long periods, take naps. Avoid alcohol and street drugs. They can damagethe liver. Drink lots of water. Quit or cut back on smoking. Be vaccinated to protect yourself fromhepatitis A and B. Tell your doctor if you are taking any other drugs,including prescription and non-prescriptionmedications, and complementary therapies. Theymay interact with your HIV or Hep C treatments. If you are...
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Hepatitis AB

What is Hepatitis AB?I was told it is the same thing as Hepatitis C. Surely there is some difference. What is it?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis B and hepatitis C are both viruses that can cause inflammation in the liver. The most common causes of hepatitis B are sexual Read more »
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Hepatitis A is food borne or is spread by fecal oral means and never becomes chronic. Hepatitis B is spread by sex and then blood. Hepatitis Read more »

Is Hepatitis and Herpes the same

Dr. My question is: Is Hepatitis and Herpes the same or from the same family?And can a codeine overdose cause Hepatitis A,B or C
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...answer is no! Herpes viruses are their own family and include genital herpes, the virus that causes cankasores and chicken pox. Hepatitis A B and C are all different from each other and belong to different virus families. The important thing to... Read more »

Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccines

What does the Hepatitis vaccine protect from? I recently received a hepatitis vaccine, and I am wondering if it protects me from both hepatitis A and hepatitis B?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...question depends on which vaccine you got. There are presently two different hepatitis vaccines:If you were vaccinated against the hepatitis A virus (which involves 2 shots over a 6-12 month period), this will only protect you against hepatitis... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...cause hepatitis. Hepatitis is also the name of a family of viral infections that affect the liver>; the most common types are Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C. What is the difference between Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C?... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Hepatitis C People who are treated with clotting-factor concentrates People who work with Hepatitis A infected animals or in a Hepatitis A research laboratory How is the Hepatitis A vaccine given? The Hepatitis A vaccine is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Hepatitis C Sufferers Endangering Health to Get Treatment

... Strict criteria for treatment eligibility in British Columbia and Ontario are driving some patients infected with hepatitis C virus to inflame their livers deliberately, experts say. Drug plans in these provinces will only provide antiviral... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? Read more »
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insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »