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Hepatitis Injection

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Elevated Prevalence of HIV and Viral Hepatitis in Men Injecting Anabolic Steroids

According to Dr. Vivian Hope of Public Health England, the injection of image-and performance-enhancing drugs is rising in England and Wales, and his research indicates that this use of injection may also be a route for men to acquire blood-borne... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evidence for the Effectiveness of Sterile Injecting Equipment Provision in Preventing Hepatitis C and Human Immunodeficiency Virus Transmission Among Injecting Drug Users: A Review of Reviews

The study authors aimed to review the evidence on the effectiveness of harm reduction interventions involving the provision of sterile injecting equipment to prevent hepatitis C virus (HCV) and HIV among injecting drug users. Among the interventions... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Getting the Message Straight: Effects of a Brief Hepatitis Prevention Intervention Among Injection Drug Users

Toward the goal of redressing gaps in the knowledge of injection drug users (IDUs) about hepatitis risk and prevention, the researchers developed a brief intervention for delivery at syringe-exchange programs (SEPs) in three US cities. Packets... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Hepatitis B post HBIG Injection

1) For someone who is HIV negative, was exposed to Hep B through sexual contact, was given their first of three vaccine shots at day 9, and the HBIG injection at day 11, how long should this person wait to have sexual activity? Put another way, how...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
After an exposure to hepatitis B infection, it is best to get HBIG as soon as possible. The effect of HBIG is to give passive antibodies, which will be immediately protective. It is important to give HBV vaccine just to decrease the person's... Read more »

Any more injections?

On the 6th July i received a hep A & B injection then 28th july i received another combined injection and then on the 18th november i receiveed a hep A only injection yet my gp says I need to go back and get another one - is he confused or am i?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
For hepatitis B, you do need a series of three injections.... Read more »

Procrit injections

Hi,I already have to give myself injections for my hepatitis meds, now I need to start on Procrit for anemia. Is there another way to get procrit or do I need more injections?thank you,Lawrence...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Unfortunately the only way to get Procrit into your body is by injection. The good news is that it will make you feel better in a very short time! Also there are no real side effects to it either. Go for it, it really works! DTD... Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining to this topic. 2.If someone is infected with several... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... Read more »

Injection Users

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
to the guy who shot up dope with the person who is HIV Positive if you dont get HIV from this then you dodged a bullet Read more »

T-20 Injections

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was on the T-20 Phase 1 trial and now the exteneded phase 2 trial. Doing pretty good, but so much is unknown. Is anyone else on the trial and if so how's it going? Any nodules!!!


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GETTING INJECTED WITH A CONTAMINATED NEEDLE . HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I went to donate blood on may 9. They had only 2 nurses and a receptionist at the front desk. Since there were 2 people before that were donating already, and only 2 nurses, the receptionist took my temperature, blood pressure and pulse and also... Read more »