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Hepatitis Trait

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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
Ask the Experts

does having sickle cell trait increase risk hiv

does haveing the sicklecell trait increase the risk of being infected with hiv.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...when blood screening was not as effective as it is today were at greater risk, I am not aware of those with either disease or trait as being at greater risk today. Read more »

HIV infection symptoms?/Pls. help

Dear J.B. Molaghan,I was diagnosed as HIV+ 3 months ago and probably have been for awhile. I am very frustrated because I have done everything I can (from good nutrition, exercise, plenty of rest and taking a break from work) to relieve my symptoms...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloThank you for such a detailed clinical summary. First of all, if you are at all ambivalent or nervous about going on antiviral medications, you should not. It's very important to have a good relationship with the "concept" of starting... Read more »

Milk Thistle

Dr. YoungFirst of all, thank you for your input on my question about adding agnerase to my cocktail. I have a question about milk thistle. I thought I recently came across something about the need to be careful when using milk thistle when a person...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...drugs are inhibitors of P450, others are inducers, some are substrates (are processed). Some drugs have elements of all three traits.We do know that the supplement, St. John's wort causes an increase in the metabolism of certain protease... Read more »

Sickle Cells Trait vs HIV

Hi!I want to know if you have sickle cells trait and you get infected, what are the chances of developing AIDS? Also, if you become infected what are the chances of getting the symptoms that causes HIV? I am wondering, cause I might be infected, and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Sickle cell trait and HIV are two separate problems that don't have much to do with each other. Antibiotics would also not have anything to do 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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...Vaccinations can increase the viral load (see Fact Sheet 125 ) for a little while. On the other hand, getting sick with the flu, hepatitis, or other preventable diseases would be much worse. Do not measure your viral load within 4 weeks of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Safer Injection Guidelines That Can Reduce Health Risks Including Getting Infected With HIV or Hep

...a new syringe, using bleach to clean your works and equipment (including caps and cookers) is effective against killing the Hepatitis B virus, but only if the bleach is in contact with what's being cleaned for at least 2 minutes. This is... Read more »
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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 »

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 »