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Hepatitis Infection Diagnosis

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Ask the Experts

HIV/HepC diagnosis

My partner of over 20 years has just been diagnosed with HIV and Hepatitis C. He has withdrawn and won't speak to me at all. I feel helpless. What should I do?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...Your partner needs some time to adjust to his diagnosis of these two infections. I think it would be helpful if you could attend his medical appointments to show your support. Your physician may also be able Read more »

New Diagnosis

I have been recently diagnosed at HIV+ My last test was 3 years ago and I tested negative. My... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Diagnosis and Monitoring Hepatitis C Infection

...infection on their own. Tests Used to Diagnose and Monitor HEP C Test Name What it is Used For Elisa (EIA) Hepatitis C Antibody Test A blood test that detects antibodies that the immune system produces in response to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Estimated Lifetime Risk for Diagnosis of HIV Infection Among Hispanics/Latinos -- 37 States and Puerto Rico, 2007

...X Hu, MS, ML Campsmith, DDS, L Espinoza, DDS, HI Hall, PhD, Div of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC. Editorial Note The findings in this report reflect the disproportionate... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Relations Between Sexually Transmitted Infection Diagnosis and Sexual Compulsivity in a Community-Based Sample of Men Who Have Sex With Men

...Compared to other men, they were significantly more likely to have been diagnosed with STIs (including chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, and syphilis). Despite their higher levels of risk, men with high SCS scores were not more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Behavioural Predictors of Subsequent Hepatitis C Diagnosis in a U.K. Clinic Sample of HIV-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men

...current study sought to examine the associations between self-reported high-risk sexual behaviors and subsequent diagnosis of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. The Sex, Health and Anti-Retrovirals Project (SHARP) was a cross-sectional study of... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...does that mean that two positive men who bareback with each other and are on successful HAART are now only risking passing on hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted infections, and not superinfection with HIV? Does it also depend on their... Read more »

Hiv-diagnosis about two months ago

Posted by Noa, 7 Replies
...girls/women of more or less the same age as me, or who got infected at the same age. I'm infected since june last year, but got the diagnosis at the beginning of this year (not a very happy newyear...!). You can contact me in English, Dutch,... Read more »

Mystery Diagnosis casting- Lipodystrophy Stories

Posted by mysteryd08
...We are currently casting for the eighth season of Mystery Diagnosis. We profile stories of people dealing with rare medical conditions or diseases who have struggled to find a diagnosis, and have Read more »

Unsure of diagnosis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Ok, talk about confusing. I had an affair for a month, then 3 weeks later got really sick - fever, fatigue, nausea, myalgia, WBC very low, liver function tests abnormal. I have Lyme antibody, but not the disease. Lupus tests negative. Initial... Read more »