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Hepatitis In The Workplace

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AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

... What Is Hepatitis? Viral Hepatitis Other Types of Hepatitis Medication Problems Alternative Approaches What Is Hepatitis? Hepatitis means an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Viruses can cause hepatitis. Alcohol, drugs (including
Ask the Experts

Hepatitis Risk affecting HIV test results

Hey Doc,I recently tested HIV negative 19 weeks after a possible exposure. I did however catch chlamydia and am on my third round of antibiotics to clear it up. I'm a 19 year old straight male, no drug use. My questions are.1. Should hepatitis be a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.Hepatitis is a contagious viral illness but I'm not sure why you are worried about it based on the information in your question. Your doctor Read more »

workplace

my ? someone at my job a grocery store. who works with a knife, and we all have nikes and cuts just found out he has hepatitis c and we are all concerned about. blood and it being spread to the rest of us...if you can please help so we can undertand...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...precautions" and "bloodborne pathogens" in your search. You will find exactly what you need to know about handling human blood in the workplace so that no one else is put at risk. Those topics will help you understand how to prevent the spread of... Read more »

Hipitis C in the workplace

We have an employee that Hipitis C. I am the HR director. I do not know anything about this disease? Can you help me orrefer me to a site that I can learn about Hipitis C Thanks
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...The best place to find this information is the website of the Hepatitis Foundation. Use your search engine and type in "hepatitis foundation" and you'll get right to it. They have excellent information Read more »

HIV+ Precautions in the Workplace

I am a veterinarian with a HIV+ technician and wondering what my obligations are for keeping the workplace safe for him. He is a very good tech and a healthy HIV+ individual. Are there any workplace standards that I should be aware of for this...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...maintain the absolute confidentiality of every employee's medical information. With those two in place, you are in compliance with workplace regulations and anti-discrimination law. Your office must be a great place to work. Lucky employee! Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis C and HIV

... What Is Hepatitis C? How Is It Diagnosed? How Is Hep C Treated? Can Hep C Be Prevented? Hep C and HIV Together The Bottom Line Read more »
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 Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...the same glass, or the sneezing and coughing of an infected person)? No. HIV is not transmitted by day-to-day contact in the workplace, schools, or social settings. HIV is not transmitted through shaking hands, hugging, or a casual kiss. You... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...Vaccinations can increase the viral load (see Fact Sheet 125 ) for a little while. On the other hand, getting sick with the flu, hepatitis, or other preventable diseases would be much worse. Do not measure your viral load within 4 weeks of... Read more »
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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 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 »

blood donation again

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hey there! Is it possible for blood not to be visible to the eye, but nonetheless could it transmit dangerous virus? I'm the guy with the blood donation session, when the nurse was touching the hole on my arm, from which I donated blood. Read more »

Can You Be HIV+ and a Nurse?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am thinking of going to nursing school. I am poz, however, and have done the ethical thing and have contacted chairpersons of nursing depts. at two local colleges. Neither has gotten back to me and I am getting distinctly chilly vibes. Does... Read more »