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Hepatitis E Virus Is Transmitted Primarily By What Route

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Can Hepatitis viruses and HIV be transmitted thru a superficial scratch on the arm?

Dear Dr,I tried to help a girl (friend's friend) from hurting herself. She kept bashing her hand on the road. He knuckles were bleeding. In trying to help her, she scratched me (red gashes on the skin) on the arm. Her blood may have contacted...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
The way you describe this, I think you are not at risk since she scratched you, but you yourself were not bleeding....That is reassuring.... Read more »

Can a Hepa-B carrier transmit the virus to a unborn child?

Dear Dr. MacGovern,I was diagnosed to be a Hepa-B carrier in 1998 and according to my doctor... Read more »

Routes of entry

Hi Doc, could you please inform me of different routes of entry for hepatitis c/ hiv? I have... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alarming Incidence of Hepatitis C Virus Re-Infection After Treatment of Sexually Acquired Acute Hepatitis C Virus Infection in HIV-Infected MSM

The seroprevalence of sexually transmitted HCV among men who have sex with men in Amsterdam is stabilizing, recent data show. Little is known, however, about the incidence of HCV re-infection in MSM who have cleared HCV. In the current study, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Coinfection With Hepatitis C Virus

Why should HIV-infected persons be concerned about coinfection with HCV? Who is likely to have HIV-HCV coinfection? What are the effects of coinfection on disease progression of HCV and HIV? How can coinfection with HCV be prevented? How should... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Comprehensive Immunization Strategy to Eliminate Transmission of Hepatitis B Virus Infection in the United States

Please note: An erratum has been published for this article. To view the erratum, please click here . Summary Hepatitis B vaccination is the most effective measure to prevent hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection and its consequences, including... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prechewed Infant Food May Transmit AIDS Virus

A new medical report offers evidence of infants being infected with HIV by eating premasticated food chewed by HIV-positive caregivers. Prechewing food for infants, usually during the weaning period, has been documented in various parts of the... Read more »
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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for
  a. sexually transmitted diseases,
      pharyngeal throat... Read more »

Formas en que se transmite el VIH

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?


Condiciones Para Que Pueda Transmitirse El VIH
Para que pueda haber transmisin del VIH tienen que darse tres condiciones. Este concepto es muy importante para comprender el riesgo.

El VIH Debe Estar Presente;
Parece evidente,... Read more »

Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?

Posted by Janis, 2 Replies
Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?


Condiciones Para Que Pueda Transmitirse El VIH
Para que pueda haber transmisin del VIH tienen que darse tres condiciones. Este concepto es muy importante para comprender el riesgo.

El VIH Debe Estar Presente;
Parece evidente,... Read more »

Cmo se transmite el VIH?

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?


Condiciones Para Que Pueda Transmitirse El VIH
Para que pueda haber transmisin del VIH tienen que darse tres condiciones. Este concepto es muy importante para comprender el riesgo.

El VIH Debe Estar Presente;
Parece evidente,... Read more »