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Hepatitis A Contagious Virus Treatment Prevention

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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...The vaccine takes 2 or 3 weeks to become effective. The protection lasts for about 5 years in people with HIV. Hepatitis (see Fact Sheet 506 ): Hepatitis can be caused by several different viruses. Vaccines exist for hepatitis A and B. Hepatitis A is usually not serious but it can be for someone with a weakened liver. This includes people who are infected with hepatitis B or C. Two hepatitis A vaccine shots can protect you for...
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Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more common than you are letting on. I am 61 and have had hepc for most of my life. I got it from IV drug use I think. To say almost nonexistent when talking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your post; however, I take exception to your comment I am naive about hepatitis C transmission. My comments are based on the scientific epidemiological information that is currently available. The current Read more »

Hepatitis C

Hello,As I've read dried blood is contagious especially for Hepatitis C and can stay outside the body up to 4 days.My question is-is it really that contagious? I mean if you touch dried blood with your clothes and after that you touch the clothes...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your question is not stupid. You are legitimately concerned because of some research experiments show that the virus can live for a certain amount of time in the environment. However, that does not mean that the virus is well transmitted this Read more »

can i still be cleared from hepa b? s my condition contagious?

hbsag +, anti-hbs-, anti-hbc igg+, anti-hav igm-, HBeAg -, Anti-HBE +this is the result of my exam, can the HB virus be cleared from the blood after undergoing treatment? is there an available treatment for HBV clearance. I hope you can help...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...treatment. You will still need serial follow up by your physician to follow the activity of your infection.I would also get hepatitis A vaccine if you were never exposed. Read more »

Is Hep B contagious?

I have just met a guy who wants to date me. Problem is that he says 20 years ago he was tested and came up with hep b...his Dad molested him,not sure how he got it..He says he is not contagious now and he also said that he goes to Red Cross and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...other viruses, such as HIV.I always say that "safe sex" should be the rule. I would recommend condoms. I would also recommend a Hepatitis B vaccine, if you are not immune.Dr. M 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

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 »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

... Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis B? How is HBV Spread? Diagnosis and Treatment HIV Treatment for People Who Are Also Infected With HBV Prevention Read more »
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CONTRADICCION - THE BODY Ayuda

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BESO CON BOCA ABIERTA 3

Posted by REFLEXION, 2 Replies
HOLA EXPERTO, YO ME REFERIA A ESTO: Besos El contacto casual con besos con la boca cerrada o "beso social" no representa un riesgo de transmisin del VIH. Debido a la posibilidad de que se entre en contacto con la sangre al besar con la boca abierta... Read more »

why is this?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
why is hiv much harder to transmit than other std's such as clymidia? Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites. What are the possibilities of being infected with Hepatitis B from a relation with a woman via vaginal without protection? Many sites claim that the Hep B virus is... Read more »