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Herpes And Hep C Coinfection

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Follow-up Question about Hep C and HIV Coinfection (DELAYED SEROCONVERSION: HIV and Hepatitis C coinfection 2009)

Dear Dr. Bob,Thank you for your prompt response. I will be making a donation at www.concertedeffort.org tomorrow. I have just a couple of questions I meant to ask previously.My risk event occurred as a result of a sexual assault from a man from...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...blood-to-blood transmission that occurs due to trauma during the sexual activity. I'm not aware of any data that indicates lower hepatitis C viral load decreases transmission risk, but it very well may be true. Your HIV specialist can easily... Read more »

Accidental Spit in Eye (Hep C) (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION)

I have the same question as asked in "blood tainted saliva in eye" asked by another visitor, but my... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

High Hepatitis C Rates in San Francisco Bay Area; University of California Study Finds Possible Links to Herpes, Cocaine Use

...Young low-income women in San Francisco and Alameda County are infected with the potentially deadly hepatitis C (HCV) at more than double the national average, according to a University of California-San Francisco (UCSF) study. In addition 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

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

... What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is 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 »
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Co-infection Herpes and HIV

Posted by tphk, 1 Reply
...Hi, I am in China. Male 40yo. I went to a massage parlour and had sex there. I used a condom but I have been infected with herpes (primo infection). I have a lesion on the scrotum. For it looks I was not protected enough, is it possible that I... Read more »

Can Herpes Virus affect testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...cause me to show negative for HIV? Does herpes have any effect on the test result. I have heard of co-infection with HIV and Hep c causing late seroconversions. Can the same thing happen with Herpes? I tested neg for all other STD'd as well. Read more »

coinfection hep c hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...since exposure having burning skin, black stool, itching,dry mouth, burning stomach, irritable bowel in the morning had severe herpe outbreak 2 weeks ago eyes are so red, skin pale, tired weak, shoulders feel tight thought my test would be... Read more »

reactivation of ebstein bar virus

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I have high levels of herpe virus in blood no outbreaks was exposed to hiv + and hep c+ with high viral loads for both. If iam coinfected and reactivaton of ebv could i have a delayed seroconversion. I also have Read more »