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Hepatitis B Antibody Positive

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Hep B/HIV meds. question

I was diagnosed with AIDS in 2002 and turns out I had Hep B as well. Started on Trizivir and Sustiva (and Sulfameth...SMZ?) for first 4 years and had good results with immediate vl drop to less than 50 and started slowly climbing up the CD4 ladder....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It sounds like you are doing terrific.From what I gather, you had past exposure to hepatitis B so your antibodies will be positive, but you are not at risk for disease.Yes this combination is fine.Keep up the good work and happy new year to you! Read more »

Hepatitis Testing and HIV

Dr. McGovern, I received a hepatitis b antibody test ~19 weeks after a potentially risky encounter.... Read more »


I received test results in the mail for a physical and HIV and Hepatitis. All my results were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Repeat Viral Testing of IVF Couples Not Needed: Study seven Irish fertility clinics between 2007 and 2009. Initial tests found no HIV infections, about 200 people positive for hepatitis B antibodies, and 16 positive for hepatitis C antibodies. Of those who continued treatments, repeat testing... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

What Are Vaccinations? What's Different for People With HIV? Which Vaccinations Are Recommended? HIV-Positive Travelers What Are Vaccinations? Vaccinations, or immunizations, are treatments that build up your body's defenses against... Read more »
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 What Is Hepatitis C? The hepatitis C virus (HCV) can cause liver damage. HCV is transmitted by... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

About This Checklist Routine Laboratory Tests Special Laboratory Tests Vaccinations About This Checklist People with HIV should have some laboratory tests and vaccinations on a regular basis. You might want to keep your own file... Read more »
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negative meia after 12 weeks. Got hep B vaccinatio

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi Everybody, I had a risky exposure. I live in canada. I got tested for p24 on 19th day, 4 weeks MEIA, 8 weeks MEIA, 12 weeks MEIA, all negative. I still have digestion problems, my stool comes out in the same order I ate food and has the... Read more »

Just Positive

Posted by bosco_anaconda, 7 Replies
Hey - So far this has been a life changing month. On January 11, 2008 I found out I an HIV after taking a test during a routine yearly physical. Talk about dumb luck, I almost didn't have the test since I felt great and didn't have any problems what... Read more »

latest on co-infection

Posted by Anonymous
... Hepatitis B and HIV occur together frequently, however they are almost always acquired at different times. In HIV patients hepatitis B antibodies are not perfect, because of immunosuppression. If you want to know sooner than the 6 months of... Read more »

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