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Hepatitis Survival

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Survival of Hepatitis B and C

Dr. McGovern,Do you have any solid information as to how long Hepatitis B and C survive on a surface off the body? I'm concerned I may have come into contact with one/both of the above.Thanks...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Information on virus survival is not actually helpful. The information that is most important is that getting hepatitis B or C requires some entry of blood into your bloodstream -either through sex or via injection drug use.... Read more »

how can having both hepatitis c and prostate cancer limit your survival rate?

i know someone who has been diagnosed with both of these and he has given up on even attempting to... Read more »

HCV, Survival

would you please answer on my question sharply,How long Hepatitis C Virus could survive in a 3-5... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Survival Gene May Be Key to Controlling HIV and Hepatitis

Dr. Marc Pellegrini and Dr. Greg Ebert of the Infection and Immunity Division of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Parkville, Australia, and colleagues from the University of Toronto conducted research that discovered a gene... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Survival of HIV-Infected Injection Drug Users (IDUs) in the Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy Era, Relative to Sex- and Age-Specific Survival of HIV-Uninfected IDUs

It remains unclear whether HIV-infected injection drug users (IDUs) in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) have durations of survival similar to those for comparable HIV-uninfected IDUs. The aim of the current study was to... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

HCV Survival in Syringes Affected by Syringe Type, Time and Temperature

Below is the transcript of a press conference held at CROI 2010 on Feb. 19, in which Elijah Paintsil, M.D., F.A.A.P., of Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Conn., discusses a study he presented on the survival of hepatitis C virus... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Hepatitis Highlights From CROI

Table of Contents Long HCV Survival in Syringes Treatment Response and AIDS Progression Rapid Liver Disease Progression? HCV Clearance and CD4 Cell Recovery IL28B Gene Variation HBV DNA in Semen This year's Conference on Retroviruses and... Read more »
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Suriviving AIDS and surviving the attack on NY

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm so down now. I living downtown ny and am struggling with HIV and hep c. It smells down here of burning. I'm so distraught though I lost no one but my city. It seems all my struggles never end. HIV, Hepatitis and now this. I can't take anymore.... Read more »

cocaine hiv and hepatitis c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I WAS DOING COCAINE WITH A COUPLE ONE NIGHT AND THEY HANDED ME THE STRAW AFTER I DID A LINE I 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... Read more »

Survival Time

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
I have come to realize that posting an average survival time of thirteen years for people on meds with clinical aids was misunderstood by many of you. Let me qualify that post.

First the average describes survival for people with clinically defined... Read more »

HIV survival outside the body

Posted by Anonymous
Maybe I'm dumb or a lil slow but im still confused about hiv survival outside the body and its ability to infect.Does it make a difference in the amount of blood or semen outside the body to determine the time of hiv to die?My doctor says the... Read more »