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Hepatitis A Found In Us

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hepatitis b and hiv.

i understand at most cases hepatitis B does go away on it own but what about a hepatitis B and hiv coinfection person? thank you.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Excellent question. It all depends on the sequence of infections.If a person acquires hepatitis B first and HIV later, the likelihood of hepatitis B clearing (in an adult) is quite high - about 95%.If a person acquires HIV Read more »

Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccines

What does the Hepatitis vaccine protect from? I recently received a hepatitis vaccine, and I am... Read more »

Hepatitis testing after occupational exposure

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Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...doubles to 60% with HIV-infected patients with genotypes 2 or 3. 23 Unfortunately, HCV genotype 1 is the most common subtype found in the United States, representing approximately 75% to 80% of all HCV infections. 24 However, HIV-infected... Read more »
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Immune Reconstitution May Trigger Hepatic Flares in HIV/Hepatitis B Coinfected Patients Starting HAART

...flare cases had the ALT flare in 8 weeks, and they had higher viral loads from baseline up to week 10. From our lab data, we found in the controls -- which are the ones that didn't flare -- the levels of CXCL10, which is a T-cell activation... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated because people either don't feel sick at all, or think they have the flu. The most common... 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 Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...ground at this point. I am really struggling here because I posted a question in the ask the experts "am i infected" forum explaining my whole situation to the best of my current knowledge, which includes nothing about Hep c or fear of and Dr Bob... Read more »

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 and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

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 »