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Hepatitis Shot Side Effects

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Hepatitis C Treatment Side Effects Heat Ears

Currently on Ribiviran and Interferon for HepC. Have hot spot on my leg. Is this a side effect, what is it from? Problems hearing clearly, a side effect? Solutions?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
A hot spot on your leg could be related to an injection site reaction. If you did not inject here before, I would contact your doctor to be seen for a possible "cellulitis" - a skin infection. Read more »

Mental Side effects of Hepatitis C treatment

Please could you give me information relating to the mental deterioration I have been warned to... Read more »

hepatitis vaccination

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis B FAQs for the Public

...virus in his or her blood and can easily spread the virus to others This test is also used to monitor the effectiveness of treatment for chronic Hepatitis B. Hepatitis B e Antibody (HBeAb or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for the Public

...long-term protection. Is the Hepatitis A vaccine safe? Yes, the Hepatitis A vaccine is safe. No serious side effects have resulted from the Hepatitis A vaccine. Soreness at the injection site is the most common side effect... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...vaccines don't use a living germ. You don't get the disease, but your body can still build up its defenses. Vaccines can have side effects. With live vaccines, you might get a mild case of the disease. With inactivated vaccines, you could have... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Frequently Asked Questions About Hepatitis

...liver". There are seven known types of hepatitis, but it is usually caused by one of three viruses: Hepatitis A, B or C. The effects of each virus are different. In some cases viral Hepatitis can lead to cirrhosis (scarring of the liver), which... Read more »
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This anxiety is overwhelming

Posted by WhatNext, 2 Replies
...can't help thinking about this. It's really overwhelming! I can't bear the thought of dealing with this disease, the side effects of medication, my uncertain future and the fear of living as "damaged goods" I know I should get a re-test. It's... Read more »

Interferon and Hiv

Posted by ethan_hines, 2 Replies
Why doesn't pegylated Interferon work the same way with Hiv as it does with HVB/C?. Isn't Interferon very important in fighting RNA virus infections which Hiv is one of? How does Hiv get around its defence? Read more »

When is it right to tell someone your dating

Posted by PondersLife, 6 Replies
...been single now for 7 years, since I found out I'm +, recently I've started going back out to the clubs and such and as a side effect of that people are starting to ask me out. So not only do I have to deal with the fact that I haven't been on a... Read more »

kaletra side effects

Posted by brendaelisa, 4 Replies
...Does anybody knows if kaletra's side effect is excesive diharrea. My cousin has hiv-type 1 and we are giving him Kaletra but it is giving him a masive diharrea and he got Read more »