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Hepatitis B Flu Like Symptoms

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HIV meds against the flu

I have been positive for about five years. The last time I recall having a high grade fever or "flu-like symptoms" is when I probably sero-converted. I am in the medical profession (not a physician). I know the flu is a viral event. I have worked in...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
... The only virus where there is reliable cross activity of HIV medications is the activity of tenofovir, FTC and 3TC against hepatitis B virus.BY Read more »

PCR Test?

Hey Doctor Bob: FIRST AND FOREMOST, you should remind all your readers that end of year charity... Read more »

Hepatitis testing after occupational exposure

I read your response to a person who had begun pep [Post-Exposure Prophylaxis] for a occupational... Read more »
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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 »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- 38-Year-Old Woman With Persistent Flu-Like Symptoms

Case A 38-year-old woman presents to the prison infirmary with flu-like complaints consisting of myalgias, abdominal pain, and nausea. Her medical history is significant for Class A2 HIV disease. She has had no HIV-related illnesses except for... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

...lower hep C viral load Do not have serious liver damage Are women Are younger than age 40 Do not have HIV or hepatitis B infection Are white, not African American Can Hep C Be Prevented? Although there are... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Viral Hepatitis and HIV

... Hepatitis B What Is Hepatitis B and How Is It Transmitted? Hepatitis B is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). HBV is a noncytopathic virus, meaning that it does not cause direct damage to liver cells. Instead, it is the immune... Read more »
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are flu-like symptoms passable?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Okay, I know this is gonna sound like a stupid question, but I need an answer for it. abou three weeks ago i met someone online. all we did was oral and some fingering (we're both guys). a few days later me and a friend go to the movies, we both get... Read more »

Flu-Like Symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Would Flu-like symptoms start immediately after exposure, like a day or 2, or is there a time period before they start. Also, what is the sore throat Read more »

Worried Please HELP!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...god it was negative. i tested again at 4.5 months using rapid test and the result was negative. btw , i was diagnosd as having hepatitis b during the third month but i got the hep b from my mom, she got it from my grandmother. i only knew of it... Read more »

FLu-like symptoms after possible exposure

Posted by Anonymous
I had an encounter with a transexual male exactly 3 weeks ago. We performed oral on each other (no condoms) and later he was receptive anal (with condoms). at 2 weeks more or less, I freaked out about the posibility of getting an std/hiv (i had... Read more »