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HIV, Hep. C & Hep. A?

I was wondering what are the data about having HIV, Hep. C and subinfection with Hep. A? How common is that and what are the symptoms and treatment?Many thanks!
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
HCV coinfection with HIV is very common.Usually HCV infection is asymptomatic.HAV is also frequent but is always an acute hepatitis that never gets chronic.There is a vaccine to prevent HAV.HCV is treatable with interferon injections and ribavirin... Read more »

Anti HAV Igm is non reactive, Anti HAV total ir reactive

Hi my Anti HAV Igm is non reactive, Anti HAV total is reactive also SGPT level is high (80) and... Read more »

Hep A and B Vaccines for HIV+ persons

Do you recommend Hep A & B vaccinations for HIV+ positive persons and why or why not? Read more »
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The Well Project

Hepatitis A

Table of Contents What Is Hepatitis A? Diagnosis and Treatment Prevention of HAV References What Is Hepatitis A? Hepatitis is an inflammation, or swelling, of the liver. Alcohol, drugs (including prescription medications),... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention and Control of Infections With Hepatitis Viruses in Correctional Settings

Summary Introduction Correctional Populations Health Care in the Correctional System Risk Factors for Viral Hepatitis Transmission Among Incarcerated Persons Epidemiology and Outcome of Infection With Hepatitis Viruses Preventing and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hepatitis A FAQs for Health Professionals

Table of Contents Overview and Statistics Hepatitis A Vaccination Hepatitis A and International Travel Postexposure Prophylaxis for Hepatitis A Overview and Statistics What is the case definition for acute Hepatitis A? ... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections... Read more »
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Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships". I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »

HIV Prevention among Hispanics in Pierson, Florida

Posted by HIV_Prevention1
Hello I'm an outreach worker in Pierson, Florida and I'm looking for a Hispanic teen or adult who lives near by that would volunteer to come and talk to my students. I run the Youth Empowerment Progran in this area, which is an HIV/AIDS prevention... Read more »

Have any of you ever??

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Tested negative at 3 months, and then recieved your positive results after a 6 month?? Please help me out here. I need to put this behind me. I have tested negative past thirteen weeks, but still having symptoms such as a nagging cold, 2 swollen... Read more »

Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

Posted by nov
This article 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 »