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Hepatitis Symptoms Can It Cause Your Breast To Lactate

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HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV can be transmitted from an HIV-infected mom to her infant via breastfeeding. This is due to many factors, including the quantity of breast milk and the underdeveloped immune system of babies. For adults breast-milk HIV transmission remains... Read more »

Breast sucking while lactating

Dr Bob,Thanks for all the advice you have given over the times. I will donate to the cause as soon... Read more »

Breast milk and lactation play

I am HIV+ and was diagnosed 2 years ago. Since then I was put on HAART and have been undetectable... Read more »
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Hepatitis Info Sheet

Hepatitis Chart Hepatitis A Hepatitis B Hepatitis C How do you get it? Hep A is passed between people through rimming (anal-oral sex), dirty plates, and glasses. "Employees must wash hands before returning to work", or outbreaks in... Read more »
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Hepatitis C Takes More Lives Than HIV-Related Causes

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), hepatitis C (HCV) now kills more Americans than HIV/AIDS-related complications. By reviewing mortality rates from 1999 to 2007, researchers determined that HCV caused the death of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mentally Ill at Higher Risk of Hepatitis C Infection; Treatment Can Cause Additional Mental Problems

Almost 20% of people in United States with severe mental illness have hepatitis C infection, compared with 1.8% of the general U.S. population, because many people with mental illness are exposed to risk factors for bloodborne viruses, the Dallas... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hepatitis Caused by Syphilis

The liver has many enzymes, some of which appear in the blood and can be measured. When the level of these enzymes is high, this suggests that liver inflammation and injury is occurring. Commonly assessed liver enzymes include the following: AST... Read more »
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Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

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Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

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does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? Read more »

other viruses that cause ARS symptoms?

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Are there very many other viruses that cause ARS symptoms? I once read about a certain strain of herpes that doesn't cause any sores, or harm the immune system, but it does cause a brief illness after infection similar to ARS. Are there many other... Read more »

Articles on Cardiac Arrest: The Causes & Symptoms

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Cardiac Arrest is life-and-death emergency -- every second counts. It is one of the leading causes of death among adults.
This is an Article at http://www.mesotheliomaresourceonline.com/articles/cardiac_arrest.html which has information on Cardiac... Read more »