Hepatitis From Blood Transfusion
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Stanford University, School of MedicineIt's a good thought, but HCV is present, not only within the blood, but in other organs like the liver as well. So just replacing all the blood would not remove all the tissue reservoirs of HCV in the body.... Read more »
Tufts University School of MedicineYes it is possible. She should have a simple blood test for hepatitis C antibody. It is also very possible that if she got hepatitis C at that time, she may have cleared it due to her young age and one time exposure. So please get her to agree to... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramHi. Thank you for your question.My answer is stricly limited for the testing of the blood supply in theUnited States. Blood screening proceedures can vary from country to country. In the USA, EVERY unit of blood is tested for a number of... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAccident victim HIV+ after blood transfusion
My 19 year old daughter was a victim of a drunk driver. She was
on life support for a month, in the hospital for three months,
underwent five surgeries, and received 21 units of transfused
blood. Now,... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHey everyone, I was just wondering if it's possible for someone to have HIV after receiving a few blood transfusions in June of '85 due to being born prematurely???
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Posted by living, 2 RepliesI am a 22 year survivor. I became postive after having a blood transfusion. There is a good quality of life after diagnosis if you take your meds on a schedule and don't skip any. I would like to chat with other women who are positive and if any are... Read more »
Posted by statusCunknown, 1 ReplyHi, I'm new to this board and wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself.
My name is Shari and I am not infected with HIV, (this by shear luck only). I AM infected with Hepatitis C and the virus has caused severe damage to my liver.
Over 5... Read more »
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