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How Did I Get Hep C

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Transmission of Hep C? (HEPATITIS C TRANSMISSION VIA SALIVA, 2010)

Dr., I so appreciate your honesty and yet I feel you are a bit naive. Transmission is a lot more common than you are letting on. I am 61 and have had hepc for most of my life. I got it from IV drug use I think. To say almost nonexistent when talking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for your post; however, I take exception to your comment I am naive about hepatitis C transmission. My comments are based on the scientific epidemiological information that is currently available. The current science Read more »

Treatment for hep C? Is A1 worst kind of hep C?

Recently diagnosed hep C, A1 type. Is it the hardest type to treat? What can be expected as far... Read more »
Articles
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Hep C on the Radar

...to treatment, he noticed an increase in the levels of liver enzymes in Gary's blood -- a sign the liver was being damaged. A hepatitis C test came back positive. Gary's case is not an isolated one. Reports of hepatitis C co-infection among... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: San Francisco Hep C Task Force Launched

... San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom's recently established Hepatitis C Task Force will be holding a series of public meetings as it crafts recommendations. Some 12,000 people with hepatitis C virus Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vertex: Telaprevir Could Shorten Hep C Treatment

... Some patients taking an experimental hepatitis C drug plus standard therapy achieved rapid, extended viral responses after a shortened course of therapy, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Co-infection with HIV and HEP C: Beyond the Basics

...much as 50% of the HIV-infected population is now being forced to grapple with another epidemic that threatens their health: hepatitis C virus (HEP C) also known as HCV. According to the CHORUS (Collaborations in HIV Outcomes Research -- United... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV and Hep C co-infection.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I've read where HIV and Hep C co-infection can cause a person to take longer to test positive. Does anyone know how true this is? I've tested negative at Read more »

is hep c related to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...if someone diagnosed with hep c....could that person stamd a chance of getting HIV? Read more »

? regarding Hep C and pregnancy

Posted by stevetrip, 2 Replies
...Can a guy living with Hepatitus C and passes it to his wife will his baby be born with Hepatitus C? Read more »

Hep-c

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does Hep-c have a window period like HIV does? Read more »