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Hepatitis A Complications

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Acute Hepatic Failure complicated with AIDS

What is Acute Hepatic Failure complicated with AIDS, how does it harm the liver and does it take a long time to occur?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
"Acute hepatic failure" simply means that something has recently damaged the liver severely so that it is not functioning normally. Many things can do this: infections, very low blood pressure, exposure to toxins like poisonous mushrooms or... Read more »

HIV & Hepatitis C

My cousin was diagonosed HIV & Hepatitis C. His age is 40 years. What medicine should he take. In... Read more »

Hepatitis B

I was recently diagnosed HIV positive. When the ID doctor did my labs he told me that I had... Read more »
The Body PRO

Hepatic and Metabolic Complications of HIV Infection (Poster Session 019)

...extensively, clinically and in the laboratory in order to understand the causative factors and clinical significance of these complications. We actually learned fairly early on that the situation was much more complex than we suspected. Indeed,... Read more »
The Body PRO

Hepatic and Metabolic Complications of HIV Infection (Poster Session 019)

Triglyceride Increase Can Predict Lipodystrophy in HIV Patients Under HAART Abstract 221 Authored by Azucena Rodriguez-Guardado, J.A. Maradona, V. Asensi, J.A. Carton, J.M. Arribas (Hospital Central de Asturias, Oviedo, Spain) View the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Double-Edged Sword: Long-Term Complications of ART and HIV

... The success of highly active antiretroviral therapy, HAART, has been evident for 15 years. Such long-term therapy can have complications though, especially when compounded by co-morbid conditions such as ageing and smoking. In recent years... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Join a Rally in Washington, D.C., on May 19 to Call for Hepatitis Program Funding

...up to 10% of HIV-positive Americans may also be co-infected with the hepatitis B virus. Complications resulting from viral hepatitis are a leading cause of death for people with HIV/AIDS in the U.S. There is no federal funding to provide core... Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
If you guys can please help asses my situation, it would be much appreciated. I only took 2 tests both were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test. The Rapid came back negative, which I... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »

Liver-Related Deaths More Common Among HIV+

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...modern treatment), the mortality rate was actually found to have increased by 13 percent per year. Long-term antiretroviral use, hepatitis C coinfection and hepatitis B coinfection were believed to be the primary causes of the increase. Read more »

Holy man check this out

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...CDC knows of no instances of HIV transmission through tattooing or body piercing, although hepatitis B virus has been transmitted during some of these practices. One case of HIV transmission from acupuncture has been documented. Read more »