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How Do I Take Care Of Hepatitis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: New Rapid and Point-of-Care Hepatitis C Tests Could Be Global Game Changers

Published in the current issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine , a new study led by the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Center provides analysis that will potentially lead to updates in screening practices and ultimately... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Regent Park Clinic Offers Hope -- Non-Judgmental Care Keeps Hepatitis C Patients Returning for Treatment

The Regent Park Community Health Center in Toronto helps patients infected with hepatitis C virus (HCV) prepare for or complete treatment. The facility offers a wide range of services, from assistance with housing and disability benefits to legal... Read more »
AIDS.gov

HHS Announces New Action Plan to Prevent, Care and Treat Viral Hepatitis

Today, May 12, 2011, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released Combating the Silent Epidemic: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis (read the full... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hepatitis and health care workers

can an hepatitis patient become a medical doctor or a pharmacist....
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
People who have chronic hepatitis B and C virus infection may work as health care workers. Hepatitis B is much more contagious and requires careful treatment and monitoring in many cases, to reduce risk of transmitting to others.Factors to discuss... Read more »

Hepatitis B as a health care worker

I tested positive for Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg) and antibodies to HEP B Virus Core (anti-HBc) and was wondering if I can still be a Surgical Tech. or any Allied Health occupation Thank you!...
Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Lynn E. Taylor, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Brown University
People who have chronic hepatitis B virus infection may work as health care workers. Factors to discuss with your doctor include your hepatitis B viral load, whether you will benefit from treatment for yourself and to reduce the risk of spread of... 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 to this topic. 2.If someone is infected with several... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We don't use the term "Full Blown AIDS" anymore, because in reality there is no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had... Read more »
Connect With Others

Trying to find that special someone who understands and cares

Posted by forjkp, 3 Replies
I have had Hep-C for three and a half years now. I knew from the moment that my doctors made me aware of this, the chances of me ever meeting my soal mate or finding that special person in my life would be almost impossible. I'm 55, have a good... 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 you get HIV or vice versa? 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 OVER -- the internet, contacting the CDC, asking our physicians -- for a... Read more »

cocaine hiv and hepatitis c

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I WAS DOING COCAINE WITH A COUPLE ONE NIGHT AND THEY HANDED ME THE STRAW AFTER I DID A LINE I LOOKED AND IT HAD BLOOD IN AND AROUND THE STRAW. I HAD A
COLD SORE IN MY NOSE. THE GIRL CALLED ME ;ATER AND TOLD ME HE HAS HEPATITIS C AND HIV CALLED CDC... Read more »