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Hepatitis C Support

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consequences of snorting cocaine (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2010)

Hi,I snorted cocaine for the first time last weekend, using a shared dollar bill. My nose didn't bleed and I didn't notice any blood on the note. I definitely won't do it again, but I have become really anxious as a consequence of using it. My legs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...first to have these fears. See below. I have nothing new to add.Dr. BobShared Cocaine Snorting Straw With Someone, and Worried (HEPATITIS C and SNORTING COCAINE, 2008)Oct 27, 2008About two weeks ago I shared a straw to snort cocaine with a friend... Read more »

HIV (HIV and HEPATITIS C from SNORTING COCAINE through a rolled-up dollar bill, 2009)

If someone is HIV positive and you share a note while using cocaine can you become infected??? Read more »

Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oklahoma: State Senator Supports Hepatitis C Education

...Sen. Angela Monson (D-Oklahoma City) hopes a bill signed into law by Gov. Brad Henry will educate Oklahomans about hepatitis C. "Former U.S. Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop has called hepatitis C a worse threat to public health in America... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Manitoba Liver Expert Says Too Few Doctors Testing for Hepatitis C

...volunteers hit the streets of Winnipeg to raise awareness of the virus, which affects one person in 12 globally. Kirk Leavesley, a hepatitis C support group counselor, said many people are afraid to bring up the infection to their doctor because... Read more »
Project Inform

San Francisco Mayor Convenes Hepatitis C Task Force

...The San Francisco Hepatitis C Task Force is sponsored by the Drug Policy Alliance and cosponsored by Project Inform and the Hepatitis C Support Project. Ryan Clary, Project Inform's Public Policy Director, is an appointed member of the group.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: New HIV and Hepatitis C Treatment Center Opens

... A clinic focusing on patients co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C is opening in Waterloo, about 70 miles southwest of Toronto. "We want to be able to provide those people with the opportunity Read more »
Connect With Others

Director of Treatment & Prevention Advocacy

Posted by Robert1
...research and treatment advocacy efforts, including involvement in research and treatment advocacy regarding co-infections such as hepatitis C; supports the agencys efforts to assess and advocate for biomedical HIV prevention strategies; supports... Read more »

Hepatitis C and Coinfection

Posted by statusCunknown, 1 Reply
...opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver. Over 5 million Americans in this country are... Read more »

Good Support Or No Support

Posted by stina, 2 Replies
...I Have The The Best Support But I Feel Bad For My Partner.Okay So I Told My Mom And Sister's They Are Really Supportive And They Say Im Goin To Survive This.But Read more »

hep c

Posted by Anonymous
...Press Releases HCV in the News HCV Resources & Links Read & Download Choices Order Choices Order Hep C Flyer The Hepatitis C Caring Ambassadors Program presents: Hepatitis C Choices. ... Read more »