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Hepatitis D Symptoms Information

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Hepatitis: Overview

...hepatitis. Hepatitis C can be very mild or show no symptoms, but over 15-50 years can cause serious liver damage in about 20% of people. HIV worsens hepatitis C. See Fact Sheet 507 for more information on hepatitis C and HIV. Hepatitis D only shows up in people who get hepatitis B. People who get type D get sicker than people who just have type B. The best way to prevent viral hepatitis is through cleanliness and by avoiding or contact...
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Acute Hepatitis post window period/sero conversion

Hi Barbara, I very much appreciate your service for this entire world to give valuable information on HIV. Through archives, I understood window period for HIV can be extended till 1 year if coinfection of HIV and Hepatitis happens during...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The same issue applies. If you are diagnosed with acute HCV infection, you will need further follow-up testing for HIV. However, the symptoms of hepatitis are very nonspecific, so I would not jump to any conclusions without blood testing. Read more »

Hepatitis testing after occupational exposure

I read your response to a person who had begun pep [Post-Exposure Prophylaxis] for a occupational exposure and you stated that if the patient whose blood she was exposed to was high risk that she shouldbe tested for HIV and Hep over the next six...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...hepatitis E after a blood exposure, so testing for these viruses are usually not recommended under these circumstances. Testing for hepatitis D (Delta hepatitis) is usually not necessary, especially if you are not infected with hepatitis B... Read more »

Mental Side effects of Hepatitis C treatment

Please could you give me information relating to the mental deterioration I have been warned to expect during the 6-month treatment of Hep. C genotype 2, due to start this November.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Interferon can cause headaches, irritability, depression, and decreased concentration among other symptoms. You will want to be able to easily contact your physician should you begin to have any significant symptoms - particularly those related to... Read more »

Hepatitis D,E,F,G etc.???

My girlfriend had unprotected sex to a man two years ago. That man used to work as gay prostitute and also took drugs(by injecting) as my girlfriend found out later.She got tested for HIV and HBV and HCV. Luckily all tests were negative.Recently, I...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Good questions. Basically, hepatitis D or delta cannot exist without the presence of hepatitis B. It is common in mediterranean Europe mostly, but elsewhere too. Like Read more »
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Trizivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine + Abacavir)

...CD4 cell count, your viral load, any symptoms you are having, and your attitude about taking ART. Fact Sheet 404 has more information about guidelines for the use of ART. If you take Trizivir with other ARVs, you can reduce your viral load to... Read more »
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Epzicom/Kivexa (Abacavir + Lamivudine)

...CD4 cell count, your viral load, any symptoms you are having, and your attitude about taking ART. Fact Sheet 404 has more information about guidelines for the use of ART. Epzicom should not be used by people under 13 years old or people with a... Read more »
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Truvada (Tenofovir + Emtricitabine)

...CD4 cell count, your viral load, any symptoms you are having, and your attitude about taking ART. Fact Sheet 404 has more information about guidelines for the use of ART. If you take Truvada with other antiretroviral drugs, you can reduce your... Read more »
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Combivir (Zidovudine + Lamivudine)

...CD4 cell count, your viral load, any symptoms you are having, and your attitude about taking ART. Fact Sheet 404 has more information about guidelines for the use of ART. If you take Combivir with other ARVs, you can reduce your viral load to... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

When should I test?

Posted by Shauna99, 7 Replies
...just happened. We last had sex about 2 months ago. I need to know when I should be tested. There seems to be conflicting information on the internet about 3 months or 6 months. Is it better to wait for 6 months? Read more »

Bristol Myers Squibbs: Videx

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Gentlemen, Stay away from Videx it infected my pancreas and made me diabetic, apprantly it does that to a high percentage of people on it or as I also understand kills another hign percentage of them. What does Bristol Myers Squibbs do? Sell death... Read more »