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Hepatitis A Phases

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Hepatitis A second phase?

I had Hepatitis A two months ago and recovery was quick; a week after ALT/AST almost reached normal levels it shoot up again (not as bad at the time, to about ALT 250), though maybe reason was that I resumed alcohol at that point. Now its been one...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Yes, I would want you to get testing for other hepatitis viruses, such as HCV and HBV even though you were recently negative. Specifically, I would be concerned that you could have acute Read more »

Effectiveness of Antivirals in immuno-tolerant phase of chronic hepatitis B

Do the Antivrials like Adefovir and Lamivudine work in immuno tolerant phase of chronic hepatitis... Read more »

Hepatitis A recovery

I had Hep A a month ago. My ALT-AST had almost recovered since then (ca. from 1000 to 50) and I... Read more »
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Phase III Results of FTC in Hepatitis B and HIV Co-Infected Patients

...total and showed a 3.4 log reduction of HBV viral load. The anti-HBV activity of FTC was evaluated from data obtained in the phase III, randomized, controlled studies done for the treatment of HIV. In these studies there was a 3.12 reduction in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Young Men's Survey Phase II: Hepatitis B Immunization and Infection Among Young Men Who Have Sex With Men

... The researchers studied the prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) immunization and infection among men ages 23 to 29 who have sex with men by analyzing data on 2,834 such men in Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Phase II Clinical Trial Shows Vertex's Experimental Protease Inhibitor Lowers Hepatitis C Viral Loads to Undetectable Levels

... Cambridge, Mass.-based pharmaceutical company Vertex Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday released results of a Phase II clinical trial that showed its experimental drug VX-950 lowered hepatitis C viral loads to undetectable levels, the AP/ Houston Read more »
Project Inform

Promising New Drugs for Hepatitis C on the Horizon

...clinical studies, go to www.HCVadvocate.org or www.clinicaltrials.gov . Advocacy efforts are building through the Viral Hepatitis and Liver Cancer Control and Prevention Act of 2009 bill that was introduced at the same time as the AASLD... Read more »
Connect With Others

Should I get a hepatitis test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I thought it was pretty difficult to get hepatitis from a sexual encounter....should I worry about that? I have enough going on...don't need anything else. I am HIV negative. 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 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 »

Bristol Myers Squibbs: Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gentlemen, Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand kills another hign percentage of them. What does Bristol Myers Squibbs do? Sell death... Read more »