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Hepatitis C Danger To Person With Cirrhosis

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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 somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV and
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hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'll post some information about hepatitis C transmission from the archives below.Dr. BobGuide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIVTesting, Coinfection, Treatment and Read more »

Marijuana Usage with Hepatitis C

I would like to know the effects to the system, if any, of a person with Hepatitis C using marijuana almost daily to promote appetite and for rest a night. My son has chronic Hepatitis C, with alcohol Hepatitis on top, and cirrhosis a big...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...smoke, although most people don't smoke 20 joints per day. The most important thing is to stop alcohol and get treatment for hepatitis C. Good luck with him! DTD Read more »

alcoholic hepatitis and hepatitis C

Dear Doctor, I have two of the most loved and wonderful sons in the world. One has Hepatitis C and has taken interferon without success. He is doing good however with lots of vitamins and a healthy diet. Is there any typical amount of time when...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Dear Mom,Sorry to hear about your sons' troubles. The best prognostic indicator for hepatitis C is a liver biopsy. That will help him decide on future therapy. The new pegylated interferons will be available this year and Read more »

hepatitis c

I have an extremely important question that no doctor has been able to tell me directly. About 2 months ago I was diagnosed with hep C. Now I've been asking them how did I get this or this related to HIV but no answers to my questions and I'm a...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C is most commonly transmitted by sharing of needles or in the past by blood transfusion. About 15% of people will clear their Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of Developing Specific AIDS-Defining Illnesses in Patients Co-Infected With HIV and Hepatitis C Virus With or Without Liver Cirrhosis

...aminotransferase levels, and patients with HCV co-infection. The patients with HCV co-infection were stratified according to the diagnosis of liver cirrhosis. Incidences of new ADIs were calculated as the number of events per 1,000 person-years... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

FAQs for the Public: Hepatitis C

... Overview What is hepatitis? What is the difference between hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C? What is hepatitis C? Statistics How common is acute hepatitis C in the United States? How common is chronic Read more »
Project Inform

San Francisco Mayor Convenes Hepatitis C Task Force

... San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has recently established the San Francisco Mayor's Hepatitis C Task Force. This task force, composed of 32 advocates, medical and social service providers, public health officials, and people 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 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 »

Infectious or Intoxication Diseases?

Posted by Anonymous
...infections" (HIV antibody positive) every year, and 600 deaths [in Germany]. Hepatitis C hasnt led to a significant increase of liver cirrhosis, and regarding BSE, we still dont have even one clinical case in our country, while the press has been... 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 »