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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including
Ask the Experts

Does a daily glass of wine affect the effectiveness of my HIV treatment?

Hi! I've been on Isentress and Truvada for the past 4 months. My CD4 count and viral load has leveled off around 250 and VL at 300. I'm just concerned that my lifestyle has a direct effect on my body's response to the treatment and these includes a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Modest use of alcohol usually OK with your HIV regimen. If your have underlying liver disease (ie hepatitis C) then alcohol intake needs to be restricted for many patients. KH Read more »

my boy friend is Hep B carrier, will alcohol affect him?

Hi, my boy friend is a hep B carrier and sometimes he likes to drink alcoholic drinks during clubbing. Im worried that the alcohol will activate the virus inside his body. Pls advice me. Thanks.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...any significant amount. Besides that, it acts as an immune suppressant and this could theoretically lead to activation of his hepatitis B infection. Read more »

side affects

what side affects come with Atripila
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...pregnancy; may cause birth defectsVireadGassiness; abdominal discomfort; nausea; diarrheaKidney impairmentViread is active against hepatitis B, and stopping it can cause "flare-up" of hepatitis BEmtrivaSkin discoloration (particularly in... Read more »

CAN HEPATITIS GIVE A FALSE HIV NEGATIVE

CAN HAVING HEPATITIS GIVE A FALSE NEGATIVE ON THE HIV TEST USING ELYSA.
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
...No.The Elisa test will measure very different proteins of a very distinct virus.Viral hepatitis infection will not affect the production of these sustances in the body. Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...Overview Statistics Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Tests Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Pregnancy and Hepatitis B Overview What is hepatitis? "Hepatitis" means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...Transmission / Exposure Symptoms Diagnosis / Treatment Prevention / Vaccination Overview What is hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver. Toxins, certain drugs, some diseases, heavy alcohol use,... 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 Read more »
HIV i-Base

Natural History of Hepatitis C

... Acute infection (0-6 months) Chronic infection (6+ months) End stage liver disease Factors that accelerate hepatitis C progression Hepatitis C and your liver What does your liver do? How does hepatitis C damage... Read more »
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dear gmanbil Can HIV affect the liver?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...dear gman,hiv itself affect the liver,while NOT on meds?, my liver enzymes are always raised.my recent DNA PCR WAS NEG,for HIV. Read more »

how do you get someone from the body to answer

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...to get a answer no luck.I posted awhile ago about cryoglobulins in the blood causeing false neg antibody tests.Post from the hepatitis forum way back Dr.dieterich say's you need a PCR ,Dr Fried says it shouldn't affect the antibody test.Ive... Read more »

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

NAT testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know anything about Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) I was told that blood banks use it to seek the virus in donated Blood. How effective is it? I have had numberous negitive Elisa test from home Access over the past six months( with no risky... Read more »