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Hepatitis Precaution

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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 prescription
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Hepatitis B, POS A

My sisters blood test came back Hepatitis B Pos A. What does this mean? Should she have additional tests and should the family be tested. She lives with me and is around my grandchildren ages 8 months, 2, 8 & 10 years old. Should I take any...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I am sorry but I can't determine from your question what the exact hepatitis B test that was positive. She should discuss this with her doctor and ask about her exact diagnosis. Read more »

transmission of hepatitis

My girlfriends parents are having a family member with hepatitis move in, what precautions should they take so they do not catch it? Is it an airborne pathogen?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Hepatitis is not spread through the air. Hepatitis B is mostly a sexully transmitted disease but can be transmitted through blood exposure. Read more »

hepatitis B immunization

dear dr., I have some questions concerning the hepatitis B immunization. What are the precautions one must take to ensure a safe and accurate immunization? Should the person be alcohol, aspirin, or drug free for a certain amount of time before the...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Dear Hepatitis B,There are no studies concerning that combination. However I would discourage her from using ecstasy for a variety of reasons. Read more »

HIV and hepatitis, danger of transmission

As an HIV+ woman who is planning on engaging in sex with a man who is HIV+ AND has been exposed to various strains of hepatitis via clotting factors, are there any particular precautions we should take other than basic safe sex practices?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. When we are talking about non-sexual transmission of HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, or other bloodborne diseases, it is important that you take steps to prevent other persons from becoming exposed Read more »
Articles
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 »
The Body

This Month in HIV: Update on Hepatitis C/HIV Coinfection

... Welcome to This Month in HIV. I'm Terri Wilder . This month's topic is HIV and hepatitis C coinfection. Up to one third of people with HIV are estimated to also have hepatitis C, and living with both viruses is no picnic. Read more »
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 »
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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 »

hepatitis B (duda solo por si hay algun medico)

Posted by Mairannnn, 2 Replies
...cual es el periodo de ventana de la hepatitis b? y ya que estamos de la c? en que lapso de tiempo es aconsejable hacer una serologia? saludos Read more »

periodo ventana en coinfeccion hepatitis c??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...por favor, ya no se que pensar. si alguien como yo a los 6 meses tiene una serologia negativa de vih y posituva de hepatitis c pero con arn hepatitis indetectable, no es segura la prueba del vih por uan posible coinfeccion? se alarga el periodo... Read more »