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Hepatitis C And Tuberculosis

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AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

... What Is TB? TB and HIV: A Bad Pair How Is TB Diagnosed? How Is TB Treated? Medication Problems The Bottom Line What Is TB? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by bacteria. TB usually affects the lungs, but sometimes can affect other organs, especially for people with HIV and a CD4 cell count under 200. TB is a very serious disease worldwide. Almost one-third
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spinal tb

Hi, I am new to the forum,i have looked at the sight but not used it for discussion. I have cleared HepC after interferon treatment in 2006. I had type 2b and was in treatment for 6 months, i had a torrid time but it was worth it when it was proved...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello De and thank you for your post.Congratulations on the eradication of the hepatitis C. You're correct insomuch as there isn't a lot of content on our forums about tuberculosis, never mind spinal TB. That's not Read more »

How do you get Tuberculosis (TB)?

Dear Mr. Sowadsky,I know Tuberculosis not is considered a sexual disease. However is a person considered at (high?) risk for TB from kissing a person with active TB infection?Sincerely Yours
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that is transmitted through airborne contact. It is transmitted when there is an active infection in 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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...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 »

hepatitis c

can i catch hepatitis c from musquito????
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is acquired from blood to blood exposures, such as sharing of needles. Mosquitos do not transmit this virus. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: British Columbia Health Officials Welcome Crack Pipe Study and Link to Hepatitis C

... A new study affirms the risk that hepatitis C can be transmitted by crack pipe sharing. "We have some initial evidence that a hepatitis C-infected crack smoker can, under Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Released California Prison Inmates at Risk for More Health Problems

...prison population. Over the next two years, tens of thousands of state prison inmates may be released -- including many who have hepatitis C, tuberculosis or HIV and are likely to encounter major barriers to accessing care in the outside world. ... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Two New TAG Publications

...of Health (NIH) from 2004 to 2009, and focuses on HIV/AIDS and its three most common coinfections, hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and tuberculosis. The report finds that overall funding for the NIH during this period has failed... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

The Tuberculosis (TB) Treatment Pipeline

...Nitroimidazopyran PA-824 Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Lupin Laboratory Compounds Conclusions References Introduction Although tuberculosis (TB) kills two million people a year -- one person every 15 seconds -- there have been no new... Read more »
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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 »


Posted by hepatitisC
...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 »

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 »

Getting tested together first

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Getting tested together first Read more »