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Hepatitis And Physical Appearance

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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 prescription
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PHYSICAL APPEARENCE CHANGE

I'm a newbe,and I'm worried about physical changes in my appearence,I am scared that my stomache will bloat,my shoulder blades will pretrude,and my muscle will deteriate.Im on comb/sustiva,and wonder if there is any combo's studied that will not let...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.A key concept that is often underappreciated is that we don't fully understand what the causes of these body shape changes are. It is clear from several studies that long-standing, or severe HIV disease places one at risk... Read more »

HepB/HIV and anabolic steroids

I am 30 years old, professional model and athlete. I was diagnosed with HIV 5 years ago and HepB little less than 2 years. Right now I am taking Atripla and the viral load on both HIV (125 copies) and HepB( 10,000 copies) it's under control.Ever...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...I would concentrate on bringing your HIV viral load to under 50 and your Hepatitis B viral load to undetectable first. How long have you been on Atripla? If you have been on it for over 48 weeks and you are over Read more »

Hepatitis

I received test results in the mail for a physical and HIV and Hepatitis. All my results were good, but it's also listed like this:Hepatitis BS AB Positive (Neg)What does this mean
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...If your Hepatitis B core antibody (Hepatitis Bc AB) was non-reactive, then this result would mean that your Hepatitis B surface antibodies are positive Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Aging

...be due to HIV infection and some HIV drugs. HIV-positive people also may be at risk for: Liver disease (often related to hepatitis B or C) High blood pressure Kidney problems Metabolic and body shape abnormalities (lipodystrophy) Diabetes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lipodystrophy Syndrome and Self-Assessment of Well-Being and Physical Appearance in HIV-Positive Patients

...condition and the amount of disturbance of well-being by HIV infection. Participants with LDS felt recognizable as HIV-positive by physical appearance in 30.1 percent of cases, compared to 18.3 percent in patients without LDS. This difference... Read more »
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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 »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »