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Hepatitis C Vaccination

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Hepatitis C immunity?

I know once you had Hep A or B and cleared the virus naturally after the acute infection you are immune and can never get the virus again. But I know that there is a 20% chance for Hep C to be cleared after an acute infection, and if that happens...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Great question. If you clear hepatitis C, you can still get it again after reexposure. I have seen this several times. Read more »

Hepatities C

Does vaccine helps in the treatment of Hepatities C infection? Read more »

hcv shot

how long does the hcv shot last once given Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

St. Louis University to Begin Trial of Preventive Hepatitis C Vaccine

... St. Louis University 's Center for Vaccine Development is launching the first clinical trial of a hepatitis C vaccine in the United States, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. The trial, which will be conducted in conjunction with Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: Newsletter on HIV/AIDS Treatment, Clinical Trials; Hepatitis C Treatment Program; Articles on AIDS Law, Vaccine Research

...antiretroviral medication through state AIDS Drug Assistance Programs to access a national program to provide medication to treat chronic hepatitis C at no cost (NASTAD release , 2/18). AIDS & Public Policy Journal , American Bar... Read more »
Project Inform

Immune Gene May Help Predict Effectiveness of Hepatitis C Therapy

... As discussed earlier, newer hepatitis C treatments are currently being studied that hopefully will not only cure more people but will also reduce its many side effects Read more »
Rockefeller University

New Theory Suggests How Hepatitis C May Cause Rare Immune Disease

... Of the hepatitis alphabet, the C variant may be the nastiest. In 1990, researchers observed that most patients with hepatitis C also develop a rare autoimmune disease called mixed cryoglobulinemia, a condition that frequently leads to cancer,... Read more »
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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...tuberculosis,   c. hepatitis B, hepatitis C, hepatitis A   d. and vaccinated for... Read more »

Keep getting worried...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...test at 15 weeks last Wednesday (April 5) and am awaiting the results. Now I'm worried that I may also have been infected with Hepatitis C (I've been vaccinated against A & B), as I've been getting pains in the upper right part of my body.... Read more »

Before sex getting tested together first

Posted by dsaklad
...virus,   b. tuberculosis,   c. hepatitis B, hepatitis A, hepatitis C   d. and getting vaccinated for hepatitis B and hepatitis A ... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor. Read more »