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Hepatitis D Virus

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HBV with HDV superinfection

Hi, I would like to know what would be the best way to go in case of HBV with HDV superinfection.All recommendation are welcome. Thank you,Nico
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Nico-Thanks for your post. Wow, hepatitis D virus, that's one that I haven't thought about for a very long time. (I did HDV basic research many years ago.)For those who don't Read more »

hepatitis virus lifespan in bottle of tattoo ink

If a bottle of tattoo ink is contaminated with the hepatitus virus, how long can it survive? Read more »

hepatitis c

how soon can hepatitis c be detected in the bloodstream Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...hepatitis C, and chronic liver disease. HCV RNA: Ribonucleic acid from HCV; positive test indicates active infection. HDV: Hepatitis D virus, a viroid (incomplete virus) that requires an active (acute or chronic) HBV infection to replicate... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Epivir

Common Name: lamivudine or 3TC Brand Name: Epivir Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 300 mg tablet once a day (or one 150 mg tablet twice... Read more »
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Emtriva

Common Name: emtricitabine or FTC Brand Name: Emtriva Class: nucleoside analogs (also called nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors, NRTIs or nukes) Standard dose: One 200 mg capsule once a day, with or without food, and... 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 »

Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get around its defence? Read more »

LA HEPATITIS TAMBIEN ES MORTAL? TIENE CURA?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
bueno .. saludos a todos... les cuento q he tenido relaciones sin proteccion hace un tiempo. Luego de seis meses y a pesar de mis sintomas di negativo en el examen de vih1 y vih2 a pesar de muchos sintomas. Bueno el hecho es q al leer los distintos... Read more »

ME ESTOY VOLVIENDO LOCO??

Posted by lll, 2 Replies
Hace ahora 17 meses tuve un contacto de riesgo de contraer VIH - hepatitis c (estoy vacunado de la B). Desde entonces tengo molestias en el costado derecho y orina muy cargada, heces muy claras, mareos , picazon de piel y ultimamente aparecieron 3... Read more »