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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 direct
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resubmitted form the Fatigue and Anemia Forum: Discordant couple - Risk of HCV transmission (Hepatitis C Virus Infections Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men: An Expanding Epidemic, 2010 )

I have been HIV+ about 5 years now and take Atripla as treatment. My CD4 is 650, viral load below detection. Very recently I have also been found HCV positive. My boyfriend is HIV and HCV negative. We are very much into fisting. He is top only and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Recent epidemiological studies have found increasing rates of hepatitis C in MSM (men who have sex with men). See below. Associated risk factors include HIV infection, intravenous drug use, fisting and Read more »

hepatitis c and hiv

my partner is hep c and hiv i am also hiv.. we are very much in love and we would like to have sex with no condoms.. but my partner is scared of passing hep c to me... i have had the appropiate boosters and injections against hepc for the last 8...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Daniel,There are two reasons you should not have unprotected sex with your partner: hepatitis C and HIV.Regarding hepatitis C, you report you have "had the appropriate boosters and injections against hepatitis C . . . ." Read more »

Confused after reading some Hep C and HIV answers and questions!(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Hi, Doctor, I had written to you previously and made a donation of $50, all I could afford, sorry. I'm a mother of three and now I am really terrified. When reading some of the answers related to Hep C delayed seroconversion with HIV, noticed you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medication to bring someone's viral load from a very high number to undetectable in the blood? How can we kill off so much of the virus but not be able to completely rid it from the body?Im sure you are a very busy guy but if you could possibly... Read more »

Dr. Bob, can i woohoo, please answer? Will donate. (HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I have had one time unprotected sex with a stranger in the past, she told me that she had a boy friend in the past, who goes to prostitutes all the time. After that i got HIV1/2 antibody tested 3 times, upto 7 months past the exposure....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medication to bring someone's viral load from a very high number to undetectable in the blood? How can we kill off so much of the virus but not be able to completely rid it from the body?Im sure you are a very busy guy but if you could possibly... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

...donate blood, organs, or semen if I have hepatitis C? No, if you ever tested positive for the hepatitis C virus (or hepatitis B virus), experts recommend never donating blood, organs, or semen because this can spread the infection to the... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...referred to as HCV. How do I know if I'm co-infected? If you have either HIV or Hep C, you are at risk foralso having the other virus because both can enteryour body the same way. The only way to find out for sure if you are infectedwith HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Hepatitis C Rates in San Francisco Bay Area; University of California Study Finds Possible Links to Herpes, Cocaine Use

...commonly associated with injecting drug use. No vaccine is available. Hepatitis D: A defective virus that needs the hepatitis B virus to exist. Transmitted via blood or bodily fluids of someone who has the virus. Prevalent in Mediterranean... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Medical Management of Chronic Hepatitis B and Chronic Hepatitis C

... Many individuals who become infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) develop chronic liver disease that can gradually lead to serious liver damage. Medical management Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by saylomoon, 1 Reply
...Hola amigos, como sabran tuve una posible exposicion con agujas mi pregunta, si alguien sabe, el periodo ventana para hepatitis C, hasta cuantos anos o meses se amplia, ya que en unas paginas lei que eran 6 meses y en otras son 3 anos. tengo... Read more »

Hepatitis C

Posted by capeac, 1 Reply
...no tengo de nuevo hora para la consulta y me gustara saber que sabeis sobre la fiabilidad de los resultados en el test de la Hepatitis C. ?Es cierto que cabe la posibilidad de un falso negativo -ojo estoy hablando de la Hepatitis C no del VIH-... Read more »

Periodo en caso de coinfeccion con la hepatitis c?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »

hepatitis c oculta

Posted by lll, 4 Replies
...he leido que se descubrio que existe un tipo de hepatitis c oculta que no se detecta ni con la prueba de anticuerpos ni con PCR. Yo tengo todo los sintomas de hepatitis y aunq tengo pruebas Read more »