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Hepatitis Risks To Others

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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 »

Risk of HIV and Hepatitis C at clinic

I know this is going to annoy you a but its been on my mind and I think maybe an expert as... Read more »

Acute Hepatitis B infection cleared - risk of reactivation?

I had a severe bout with Hep B 7 years ago, I cleared the infection, I am Surface Antigen negative... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alaska Offers Hepatitis B Shots for High-Risk Adults

... A federal grant is helping the Alaska Department of Health and Social Services cover the cost of providing free hepatitis B vaccinations to at-risk adults. The three-shot series will be available at state public health centers into 2010. Persons Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Needle Program Needed to Cut Hepatitis C Risk in Jail

... Compared with the general population, persons entering Australia's prison system are far more likely to have hepatitis C virus, and many HCV-infected inmates continue injection drug use (IDU) while incarcerated, researchers report. Without access Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected and HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients

...study, a sample of HIV patients completed a questionnaire identifying their demographic characteristics and risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV). A chart review was conducted to confirm the information obtained in the survey. Risk factors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sniffing, Snorting Drugs May Raise Hepatitis C Risk

...People who snort or sniff heroin in combination with cocaine may be at increased risk of developing hepatitis C, according to a new study. But transmission of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) could easily be prevented if people simply did not Read more »
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Hepatitis risk

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
unprotected sex with man with homemade tattoos and professional tattoos. What do I do? Read more »

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 »

cocaine hiv and hepatitis c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...LOOKED AND IT HAD BLOOD IN AND AROUND THE STRAW. I HAD A COLD SORE IN MY NOSE. THE GIRL CALLED ME ;ATER AND TOLD ME HE HAS HEPATITIS C AND HIV CALLED CDC AND THEY SAID IT COULD BE POSSIBLE SHOULD I GET TESTED HAVE YOU EVER HEARD OF CATCHING HIV... Read more »

Hepatitis and Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...People have been posting that if you are coinfected with Hepatitis C, you will need longer to seroconvert for HIV. Does anybody know anything about transmission about Hepatitis C? I know that Read more »