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Hepatitis Definition

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Definition of non-intact skin

You get a lot of these questions I know. What exactly is th dfinition of non-intact skin? I recently touched a Hep C patients' skin and noticed a spot of blood on my hand from a scab that must have recently opened up. I washed and went to occ...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If concerned about non intact skin as a breach in the barrier against HCV infection, I would be worried about a cut that is bleeding which got blood from a HCV positive person on top on the cut while it was bleeding. Like in a fight....... Read more »

HIV-Hep coinfection: test results definitive?

Thanks so much for the personal time that you continue to dedicate to answering questions through... Read more »

What is the definition of inactive carrier?

Hello Dr. McGovern,Thank you for answering my question. You said not call my status inactive. But... Read more »

Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

Table of Contents Introduction HIV/HCV Coinfection HIV/HBV Coinfection New Data From the Literature Conclusion References Introduction Chronic infection with hepatitis B virus (HBV) or hepatitis C virus (HCV) constitutes two of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Hepatitis A Vaccination Hepatitis A and International Travel Postexposure Prophylaxis for Hepatitis A Overview and Statistics What is the case definition for acute Hepatitis A? The... Read more »

Hepatitis C Transmission Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men Is Occurring Primarily in Men Older Than 35

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read her explanation of a study she presented at CROI 2009. I'm... Read more »
Women Alive

HIV, IV Drug Users, and Hepatitis C

I am dedicating this article to anyone who has lived the miserable, sad, degrading, useless life of a heroin addict. This is the life I lived for so many waisted years only to end up with this f-ing disease that no one has a cure for. Isn't that... Read more »
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Definitive Signs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone tell me what are the DEFINITIVE signs that you are HIV infected? I don't mean full blown AIDS. Are there any early symptoms that will be synonymous with early HIV infection? Read more »

Hepatitis B and C

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Searching for some info here I became aware about the possibility of being infected with other things apart from HIV. I have some questions that are not well answered here or in another sites.

What are the possibilities of being infected with... Read more »

HOW do you know 9 week is definite

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it true that a 9 week test is definite, what is the proof , is there actual CDC documintation. Read more »

Definite Results?

Posted by hello123, 2 Replies
I tested five years post possible exposure with a rapid Oraquick and it was negative. I am getting a blood test for all STDs soon and am wondering if my HIV test with the Oraquick is definitly negative. I don't want to get a blood test and have the... Read more »