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Hepatitis Hotlines

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

... What is Hepatitis? What is the difference between Hepatitis A, B, and C? What are the signs and symptoms of active Hepatitis infection? Is there a vaccine, treatment, or a cure for Hepatitis? Where can I get Hepatitis A
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What? Tell me this hotline "nut" is wrong, real wrong!

Hello Doctor,I rimmed a hot guy last night. I did it for awhile. Didn't notice blood or anything like that. I got nervous and called a hot line and the woman told me that my risk for HIV was moderate to high -because of anal fluids having high...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rimming or getting rimmed. However, there are a variety of STDs that can be fairly easily transmitted via rimming, including hepatitis A, intestinal parasites and herpes.Dr. Bob Read more »

Is ARS possible with Hepatitis B?

Hi Rick! For a person recently infected with Hepatitis B, is there anything like ARS for HIV to occur? If yes, what are its symptoms? Are they like HIV ARS's? You mentioned that for HIV ARS, swollen lymph nodes could show. Can one have swollen...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. I am not aware of Hepatitis B causing anAcute Viral Syndrome similar to that of HIV. When a person is concernedabout the symptoms of Hepatitis B, my advice Read more »

Hepatitis B testing period

and if non reactive,please consider the vaccine that can protect you from HBV infectionhello DoctorThank you for all the work you do. I had oral sex encounter about 12 weeks ago. I have no symptoms. I got tested for HEP B after 10 weeks and all 3...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
Yes,you should have the tests repeated after 6 months,and if non reactive,consider the vaccine that can protect you from future infection. Read more »


Dear Dr. DieterichI called the CDC Hotline that was posted on this site, because I found no answer in current or archived questions that have been asked. I hope that you can give me an answer. My question is this, can Hepatitis or any perscription...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...I can see absolutely no reason why hepatitis would interfere with HIV testing. They are totally unrelated and should not interfere. Get tested for HIV hepatitis A, B and Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Important Resources in the USA

...nationally. For more information, contact your closest Health Management Alliance (listed below), or the New Mexico HIV/AIDS/STD/Hepatitis Hotline at 1-800-545-2437. National Resources AIDS Info (US Department of Health and Human Services):... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention and Pregnancy

... Table of Contents What is hepatitis B? Why is hepatitis B a problem for pregnant women and their babies? How can you get hepatitis B? If you feel healthy, Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B Prevention

... Table of Contents Hepatitis B prevention How great is the risk for hepatitis B? You may be at risk for hepatitis B if you: How is hepatitis B virus Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Reducing the Risk of Getting HIV From Injection Drug Use

... What Is the Risk? How Can Transmission Be Prevented? Injection Drugs & Hepatitis Needle Exchange Programs Drugs, Sex and HIV Transmission What Is the Risk? It is well documented that people Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...from what i can get about half of the websites, hotlines(cdc, and colorado hiv hotline, for example) believe french kissing is risky, and should consider testing. other sites and the Read more »

Hotline Associate SF

Posted by Anonymous
...Hotline Associate; Project Inform San Francisco, CA Project Inform is a San Francisco-based national HIV/AIDS organization that serves Read more »

USA have the worst Hotline

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...CDCs HIV hotline are the worlds worst Hotline, They do not give you straight fact about HIV. What type of person workes in these hotlines? Do Read more »

HIV hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Can someone tell me why hotline counselors are the scariest people on the planet. I called the nyc hotline and told the lady that I recieved oral sex with a Read more »