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Hepatitis B Cirrhosis And Hiv

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hepatitis b,cirrhosis and hiv

my spouse has been diagnose with all of the above diseasesnow his face is swelling is this and indicator that he is going thru liver failure he had a biopsy of liver last year and the cirrhosis was confirm did the hepatitis b gave him cirrhosis? and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...great candidate for HIV antiretroviral therapy that includes Truvada - a pill that contains two active drugs against HIV and hepatitis B. This would be a terrific combination for treatment of both viruses in combination with another drug for HIV.... Read more »

HIV+HEPATITIS B AND CIRRHOSIS

HELLO MY SPOUSE WAS DIAGNOSED WITH THE ABOVE DISEASES HIV ABOUT 20 YRS AGO HE GOT DIAGNOSED WITH... Read more »

herpatitis and HIV+ve

what is the best way out in a case were one is hiv+ and has heratitis B,where ARV treatment is... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. It results from infection with the Hepatitis B virus. Hepatitis B can be either "acute" or "chronic." Acute Hepatitis B virus infection is a short-term... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...sewage in it, or through food that was handled by someone with contaminated hands. Hep A and Hep E do not cause chronic illness. Hepatitis B is the most common hepatitis virus. It can be transmitted from mother to infant, through sexual... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis B: The Other Hepatitis Virus

...significant problem for many people with HIV, but it isn't the only virus that can cause hepatitis (inflammation of the liver). HIV/hepatitis B virus (HBV) is another common co-infection and, like HIV/HCV co-infection, can cause severe liver... Read more »
The Well Project

Hepatitis B

...drugs(including prescription medications), poisons, and some viruses can all causehepatitis. Hepatitis B is a liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus(HBV). Worldwide, 350,000,000 people are infected with HBV, and 10% of these arealso... Read more »
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Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...infections" (HIV antibody positive) every year, and 600 deaths [in Germany]. Hepatitis C hasnt led to a significant increase of liver cirrhosis, and regarding BSE, we still dont have even one clinical case in our country, while the press has been... Read more »

Hepatitis B question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL OVER 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 »

Being Rational

Posted by Anonymous
...one killer" of HIV-infected persons. The higher death rates now from liver disease in HIV infected populations are related to liver cirrhosis caused by hepatitis B and C. The overall numbers of deaths from liver failure have increased modestly,... Read more »