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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
...further HIV testing is warranted, based on this event. Please note the only potential risk for delayed seroconversion involves acute hepatitis C and HIV. See below. You have absolutely no indication of having acute hepatitis C or HIV.Dr. BobDr.... Read more »

Consumption of alcohol after treatment of acute Hepatitis C

Dear Barbara,I am a 37 year old HIV+ male. Not a drug user.- Jan 2004: diagnosed HIV+. CD4... Read more »

Acute Hepatitis C and HIV

Hi Dr. McGovern I know you said that if a person has Acute Hepatatis C ..then and only then will... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...occupational exposure. The risk of acquiring HCV infection from a contaminated needle stick is 47 . The highest incidence of acute hepatitis C is among persons aged 20-39 years 108 , 109 . Blacks and whites have a similar incidence of... 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 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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...of viral hepatitis in the past, it is still possible to get the other types. What is Hepatitis B? Hepatitis B is a contagious liver disease that ranges in severity from a mild illness lasting a few weeks to a serious, lifelong illness. It... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...seroconvert for 3 to 4 weeks, but virtually all patients seroconvert within 3 months prophylaxis with antiretroviral agents and acute hepatitis C infection may prolong the time from transmission to seroconversion.  Seroreversion: Some... Read more »

p24 antigen test

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...is it true the p24 antigen test is only accurate 2-4 weeks after infection ? Read more »

HeRe We Go AgAiN!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HIV converns. Ok,well after going through HIV anxiety for 8 months and discovering I was negative at the end of it a month ago I worry that I am about to enter the abyss again. After the unprotected sex risk I had 8 months ago I have vowed to... Read more »

what is a p24 antigen ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what is a p24 antigen ? is this part of the elisa test ? is this the antibody ? anyone know ? Read more »