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Hepatitis And Lupus

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living with lupus and hiv

im positive with hiv and hep b and my doctors suspect that i have lupus as well how can i find out more....
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Lupus can be seen in HIV+ patients. There are a number of blood tests and examination findings that can lead to a diagnosis of lupus. Your HIV specialist and/or an immunologist/rheumatologist can often make the diagnosis after a full evaluation.... Read more »

HCV & LUPUS

HI DR. MG WELL I WAS FOUND TO HAVE HCV IN 2001 AND THEY STATE THEY WERE GOING TO WAIT FOR TRAETMENT... Read more »

Can Lupus or MS/Coinfections delay Serocoversion?

Dear Mr. Cordova,Let me first begin by saying that I really appreciate all the time and effort you... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary This report is the first of a two-part statement from the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) that updates the... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

HIV/Hepatitis C Coinfection Update From the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis

Several presentations at the 3rd International Conference on Viral Hepatitis (ICVH 2013), which took place in late March in New York City, highlighted new findings on HCV/HIV coinfection. Pablo Labarga (of Hospital Carlos III in Madrid, Spain)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Vaccine Decreases Hepatitis B Incidence in Cohort of Drug Users

Recent research from Italy showed that the incidence of hepatitis B infection decreased, due to anti-HBV vaccination, in a cohort of drug users followed over 15 years. "In the Western world," the scientists wrote, "the population at the highest risk... Read more »
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lupus

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was just diagnosid with lupus,Ive been testing for hiv so far im neg.Lupus has alot of the same symptoms as hiv,ive had a hard time believing my neg hiv tests for this reason.Does anyone know if having lupus would delay or effect antibody hiv... Read more »

Lupus and HIV testing

Posted by Kate808, 2 Replies
Today the doctor diagnosed me with lupus. Would lupus delay antibody production or cause false negatives? Read more »

Lupus affect hiv testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you had lupus and never been diagnosed becasue it may not be that severe could it still cause you to seroconvert late? Is so how late and would a 3 month test give you a false negative, false positive, or intermediate? Read more »

Gman,Lupus

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Gman,i was wondering if you could give me your opinion on lupus delaying antibody production.a couple reply's say its can ,ryan on the body in his posts about auto immune dissorders i read he say's it doesn't.I know you not a doctor but i also know... Read more »