... 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 somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and
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...
...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 »
Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
...Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C
many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining Read more »
I know that some people infected with acute hepatitis end up clearing the infection on their own, without any treatment. Does being a woman improve, or hurt, my chances of clearing an acute hep C infection?
...There are some data that suggest that women more commonly clear acute Hepatitis C
than men. Another predictor of clearance is the finding of symptoms and jaundice (turning yellow). I follow my patients with Read more »
hi,DR. BABARA,i have seen you said:"However, if - and only if - the healthcare worker becomes ill with ACUTE HEPATITIS C INFECTION - THEN AND ONLY THEN - is additional testing for HIV recommended at 12 months"but i want to know ,what is "becomes ill...
This refers to both a person with symptoms or a person with viremia (HCV in the bloodstream) which will be found through routine testing as a follow-up of risk. Read more »
... 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 Read more »
... Co-infection with hepatitis C
and HIV and the sexual transmission of hepatitis C
will be the topics at a community forum this Monday in San Francisco. Participants Read more »
... Many people living with HIV are also living with hepatitis C
, a virus that attacks and damages the liver. In people who are co-infected, the liver inflammation and damage may progress faster Read more »
...(CMV, see Fact Sheet 504 ). Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis c
an lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of... Read more »
...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 »
...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 »
Alguien me podria decir si con 6 meses seria suficiente? Read more »
...If you or anyone you know is a Hepatitis C
sufferer please call 888-527-7779 x14 We are conducting a telephone study and if you qualify you will receive an incentive for Read more »