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Hepatitis Hospital Infection

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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV and Hepatitis C Co-Infection

... Are you HIV positive and newly diagnosed with hepatitis C (Hep C)?Do you have one virus and think youmight be infected with the other? If so, this brochure answers somebasic questions about living withboth HIV and Hep C. What is HIV and Hep Cco-infection? When people have HIV
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hepatitis b

my husband was send to the hospital for liver biopsy his doctor said his hepatitis b virus copies were too high can they treat hiv and hepatitis b at the same time and what can be the consecunses. Also that hiv give u hepatitis b thank you
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes, medications used for HIV can also treat HBV infection effectively. These are two separate viruses and sometimes they can be transmitted together or separately. Read more »

Waiting and wondering - Need Answers Please???

Hep C Antibody - positive, Hcg negative. I am waiting on Quantitative labs done 5 days ago. WBC/diff 12.8 (+)Neutorphil 8.9 (+)Lymph (+)MVP 7 (-)RBC 4.8 normalWhat can you tell me from this info, I am scared and waiting for Dr. to call, tried...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your antibody test suggests past or recent infection with hepatitis C. If you were recently in the hospital with right upper quadrant pain, and your scan for gall bladder disease was negative, Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,I'll post some information about hepatitis C transmission from the archives below.Dr. BobGuide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIVTesting, Coinfection, Treatment Read more »

hepatities

sir i am poor in english please read this mail and answer me as soon as posible.i am 56 year old man and my health is going down since last three years.last year i check the doctor and i am infected with hbsag positive , my liver not function...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I am concerned about what you have written. It sounds like you have ascites (water in the belly). If this is the case, it would be good if you can see a liver doctor in a hospital that has liver transplantation. You will also need to be on medicines... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oklahoma: Reuse of Needle at Hospital Infects 50 with Hepatitis C

...More than 50 people at a hospital in Norman, Okla., became infected with hepatitis C after a nurse repeatedly used the same syringe to give drugs, area health officials say. Norman Regional Hospital officials Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

...CDC. Immunization of health-care workers: recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and the Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC). MMWR 1997;46(No. RR-18):1-42. Woodruff BA, Moyer... 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 Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis Read more »
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hepatitis b and insertive oral sex

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infected by hepatitis B from insertive oral sex??im negative test 5 monts and 2 weeks of HIV after my last encountrer- thanks Read more »

insertive oral sex and vih and hepatitis b

Posted by nightsunami
...can i infectet by hepatitis B for insertive oral sex?? i have a negative VIH test from 1 year... Read more »

Hepatitis and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SpanishTreatment/Archive/LaPrueba/Q172788.html). Here the good doctor advises that if co infected with hepatitis, he recommends TESTING BOTH AT 6 AND 12 MONTHS????? Any comments and or ideas on this??? Read more »

Naval Hospital Bethesda 1986

Posted by jpk, 1 Reply
I tested positive in May of 1986 and was transferred to Naval Hospital Bethesda for evaluation and treatment. I would like to hear from anybody else who was there during 1986-88. Read more »