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Hepatitis C History Of The Microorganism

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

...interferon treatment. Depression is a very common side effect that deservesattention. About one out of every three people treatedfor Hep C can develop mental health problems,including depression. Because of this risk, if youhave a history of serious mental health problems, oryou are drinking alcohol or taking street drugs, youmay not be ready for Hep C treatment right away. Some doctors start their patients on medications tominimize the...
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hepatitis c virus

what causes hepatitis c virus? was it my partner's drinking? or his past sex history? I have been with him for 1 year, and he just got diagnosed. please help clear some air.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Hepatitis C was spread in the past through contaminated blood products; today the most common route is injection drug use. Sexual transmission Read more »

History of Aids

Can you provde me the inforamtion of history, like when the virus of HIV/Aids spread first time in our world and who many people effected.one more question is that HIV stand for?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...The best history of HIV that I know is the book by Randy Shilts, And the Band Played On. Human immunodeficiency virus. Read more »

Hepatitis C

My mother just found out that she has Hepatitis C. What should she do to increase her chances of surrvial from this disease?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...good history and physical examination and then to find out if she has past or current infection. This is done by checking for hepatitis C virus in the bloodstream. Read more »

history of pancreatitis

i noticed that there are all these warnings about pancreatitis on the nrti, if i have a history of pancreatitis what drugs would i use. thanks you
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...range of HIV drugs are available (i.e US) then usually a regimen can be formulated that can be tolerated in patients with a history of pancreatitis. KH Read more »
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HIV i-Base

Natural History of Hepatitis C

...C on HIV Hepatitis C progression in HIV-positive people As with HIV, there are similar terms to describe thenatural history of HCV infection. Acute infection (0-6 months) Acute infection refers to the first six months after... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Natural History and Treatment of Hepatitis C

...approximately 40% of people taking interferon reduce their dose and 15% discontinue therapy due to side effects. Persons with a history of psychiatric disease or thyroid disease should not be treated with interferon. Several studies have shown... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USA Today Examines HIV/AIDS Among Hemophiliacs, History of Virus in U.S. Blood Supply

... USA Today on Wednesday examined HIV/AIDS among hemophiliacs and the history of the virus in the U.S. blood supply. Hemophilia, a condition in which a person's blood does not clot normally, mostly occurs Read more »
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Testing History.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
November 11, 2004 Abbott Oraquik (two weeks after very high risk exposure), negative. 1st week Feb, 2005 Abbott Determine HIV 1/2, negative. 1st week June, 2005 , same test, negative. 1st week October, 2005, same test, negative. 1st week January... Read more »

Sad history... please help me... not fair...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
It happened on October 2004, I had sex with a woman (she knew that maybe she was positive), the condom ripped... for a long while, I found out maybe 10 minutes later, blood involved... Convinced the girl to take a test, on November 2004, negative... Read more »

my history..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
am back again, want to write abit abt me and how i possibly got hiv.am not even sure where to start but i last went for a test in july 2004, and that was negative.since then i haven't had unprotected sex, except with my ex boyfriend, who i was... Read more »

Symptoms vs. testing history - what should I do?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 3 Replies
...I've been sick more than any other recent years conbined. Prior to this year, a broken wrist - that's it. Despite my testing history, I can't shake this fear that HIV may be causing my ongoing problems and that the testing may have missed it. ... Read more »