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How Do I Take Care Of Hepatitis

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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

Hepatitis b & HIV

Good Day Doctor,A health care worker has had a blood splash on their face and onto a open bruise on their face from a burst pimple.The patient has aids with a CD4 count of 104 as well as hepatitis b,The health care worker has been tested positive...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I splash to the face is a low risk exposure. The health care worker should have been immunized against HBV in the past so I would suspect you should know that their HBV surface antibody is reactive (and protective) so this should not be an... Read more »

curious (SEXUAL TRANSMISSION OF HEPATITIS C)(HEPATITIS C AND DELAYED HIV SEROCONVERSION)(CURE FOR HIV)

Hey Dr. Frascino,First off, thanks for everything you do. Your hard work and dedication to all of us who need answers doesnt go unnoticed. You are a great person.I have a couple of questions.What is your oppinion on hepatitis c as an STD. Ive heard...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.I've discussed the sexual transmission of hepatitis C many times in this forum. Check the archives! As an example, I'll reprint below some information form the archives pertaining Read more »

hepatitis c

i got a needle prick on finger. needle was used by a hepatitis c patient 3 months back. so when i got prick it was not contaminated visibly with blood. what r chances of hep c transmission in this way
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If you are a health care worker, I would get tested just for your own protection. I always recommend employee health evaluations for any concerns whatsoever.However, I do not consider this a significant risk. Read more »

transmission of hepatitis c

I was exposed to vomit in my eye, can I contact hep c and what should be done first after exposer
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
If you are a health care worker, you should always go to Employee Health to report any type of exposure as a formality. With that said, I do not think you should have any concerns about this exposure. I would not test. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Inmates Will Get Care for Hepatitis

...New Jersey, the only major state not currently treating prisoners for hepatitis C, announced Wednesday that it would cover the cost of treating the disease. Under a new agreement with prison medical provider Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York May Tighten Review of Inmate HIV/Hepatitis Care

...a bill that would require the New York State Health Department to monitor the care of state and local prisoners with HIV or hepatitis C. Under the measure, the department would be responsible for conducting annual treatment reviews, mandating... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Prison Health Care: Activist Campaign Targets Hepatitis, HIV Care for Prisoners and Continuity of Care After Release

...(a working group of the AIDS Treatment Activists Coalition, ATAC), is fighting for the health care rights of prisoners with hepatitis C and HIV. While many states have adopted HIV and hepatitis C treatment guidelines, prisons often have huge... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

First Clinical Care Options for Hepatitis, June 19-22

...HIV doctors for an annual meeting on treating HIV. This year the sponsor, iMedOptions, is beginning a similar meeting on viral hepatitis. The First Annual Clinical Care Options for Hepatitis Symposium, for "experienced, front-line, primary care... Read more »
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Hepatitis C

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
I tested HIV- at 3.5 months post possible exposure. I have on going health issues and no answers. I am waiting on blood work to see if I have been exposed to Hep C. If someone is infected with Hep c and HIV at the same time would that slow the... 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 question - would anyone know?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm a 26 yr old male that was born with Hepatitis B. I'm in a monogamous relationship with my girlfriend, who is vaccinated with the Hep B vaccine. We have been searching ALL Read more »

HIV and hepatitis

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...if you had sex with a person who has hepatitis and HIV at the same time, can you contract both HIV and hepatitis or if you get hepatitis from a person who has HIV also, can Read more »